Rheumatoid lung disease

Rheumatoid lung disease
Classification and external resources
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Rheumatoid Lung Disease, also called Rheumatoid Lung is a disease of the lung associated with rheumatoid arthritis. It is estimated that about one quarter of people with rheumatoid arthritis develop Rheumatoid Lung Disease.[1]


Rheumatoid Lung was first described in 1948.[2]

Signs & Symptoms

Symptoms of rheumatoid lung are as follows (commonest first):

Rheumatoid lung is separate from but often associated with Interstitial lung disease.


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