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Current Rheumatology Reviews


ISSN (Print): 1573-3971
ISSN (Online): 1875-6360

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus-Related Interstitial Lung Disease

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

Volume 6, Issue 2, 2010

Page: [99 - 107] Pages: 9

DOI: 10.2174/157339710791330759

Price: $65


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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