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[Shrinking lung syndrome: case report and literature review].
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20700566     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Respiratory complications of systemic lupus erythematosus may involve every element of the respiratory system and are relatively common as the initial manifestation of this disease occurring in 60 -80% of patients during the course of the disease. The authors report a case of a lupic patient with a respiratory manifestation rarely recognized which diagnostic approach and treatment still represents a clinical challenge.
Michele de Santis; Vitória Martins; Joaquim Moita
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; English Abstract; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revista portuguesa de pneumologia     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0873-2159     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Port Pneumol     Publication Date:    2010 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-11     Completed Date:  2011-01-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9813736     Medline TA:  Rev Port Pneumol     Country:  Portugal    
Other Details:
Languages:  por     Pagination:  687-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Interno/a de Pneumologia, Centro Hospitalar de Coimbra, EPE.
Vernacular Title:
Síndroma do pulmão encolhido: Relato de um caso clínico e revisão da literatura.
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MeSH Terms
Lung Diseases* / diagnosis,  etiology
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / complications
Young Adult

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