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Lung Pathology: Fellow Case Report Poster - Lung Pathology |

Rapidly Progressive Interstitial Lung Disease in a Patient With Dermatomyositis

Anthony Troitino, MD; Anne Sutherland, MD
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Rutgers, Cranford, NJ


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):776A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.872
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SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Poster - Lung Pathology

SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: Dermatomyositis (DM) is part of a rare spectrum of inflammatory myopathies with systemic manifestations including cutaneous, skeletal muscle, and internal organs. Pulmonary involvement includes respiratory muscle weakness, aspiration pneumonia, and interstitial lung disease (ILD). We present the case of rapidly progressive ILD due to DM.

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