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Survival is linked to the histopathologic distinction between usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP) and nonspecific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP), the most commonly encountered fibrotic idiopathic interstitial pneumonia. We retrospectively compared the prognostic significance of histopathologic diagnoses, baseline pulmonary function indices, and serial trends… (More)
A 43-year-old female developed diplopia and drop of her eyelids in November 2003. Myasthenia was diagnosed and the investigation revealed a large mass of 5.5 cm in the upper anterior mediastinum and deposits in lungs and pleura.