0
Selected Reports |

Eosinophilic Pneumonia as an Initial Manifestation of Rheumatoid Arthritis*

Daniel Norman, MD; Monica Piecyk, MD; David H. Roberts, MD, FCCP
Author and Funding Information

*From the Divisions of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine (Drs. Norman and Roberts), and Rheumatology (Dr. Piecyk), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA.

Correspondence to: David Roberts, MD, FCCP, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine1, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, E/KS-B23, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215; e-mail: dhrobert@bidmc.harvard.edu



Chest. 2004;126(3):993-995. doi:10.1378/chest.126.3.993
Text Size: A A A
Published online

Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic disease that may have pulmonary manifestations. We describe a case of eosinophilic pneumonia as the primary presentation of rheumatoid arthritis. While several cases of acute and chronic eosinophilic pneumonia have been reported in patients with preexisting rheumatoid arthritis, this is the first case reported in which the eosinophilic lung disease was the initial manifestation of systemic rheumatoid arthritis.

Figures in this Article

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Figures

Tables

References

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign In to Access Full Content

MEMBER & INDIVIDUAL SUBSCRIBER

Want Access?

NEW TO CHEST?

Become a CHEST member and receive a FREE subscription as a benefit of membership.

Individuals can purchase this article on ScienceDirect.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal.

Individuals can purchase a subscription to the journal or buy individual articles.

Learn more about membership or Purchase a Full Subscription.

INSTITUTIONAL ACCESS

Institutional access is now available through ScienceDirect and can be purchased at myelsevier.com.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Find Similar Articles
CHEST Journal Articles
PubMed Articles
  • CHEST Journal
    Print ISSN: 0012-3692
    Online ISSN: 1931-3543