• Medicine
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    European journal of…
    1985

Adult respiratory distress syndrome caused by acute systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{DomingoPedrol1985AdultRD,
  title={Adult respiratory distress syndrome caused by acute systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={P Domingo-Pedrol and Arturo Rodr{\'i}guez de la Serna and J ManceboCort{\'e}s and J M Sanchez-Segura},
  journal={European journal of respiratory diseases},
  year={1985},
  volume={67 2},
  pages={
          141-4
        }
}
A 34-year-old man, previously diagnosed as having an idiopathic diffuse glomerulonephritis, developed an acute, fulminating pulmonary disease which fulfilled clinical, radiological and physiological criteria for ARDS. He also fulfilled criteria for the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus. High-dose corticosteroid therapy, artificial respiration and hemodialysis were instituted and were followed by marked clinical, radiological and physiological improvement, returning to normal 15 days… CONTINUE READING