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Dr. Serena Guiducci  
Department of Biomedicine, Division of Rheumatology
University of Florence
Florence
Italy

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus-Related Interstitial Lung Disease

Author(s): Shikha Mittoo, Aryeh Fischer, Vibeke Strand, Richard Meehan, Jeffrey J. Swigris.

Abstract:

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a systemic, inflammatory disorder with a predilection for young women. A wide array of pulmonary manifestations can occur in patients with SLE, including interstitial lung disease. In this review, we will discuss the scope, pathogenesis, management, and prognosis, along with the clinical and pathologic features of SLE-associated ILD (SLE-ILD).

Keywords: Lupus, interstitial lung disease, review

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Article Details

VOLUME: 6
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2010
Page: [99 - 107]
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.2174/157339710791330759
Price: $58