Fibrosing alveolitis associated with primary antiphospholipid syndrome.

  title={Fibrosing alveolitis associated with primary antiphospholipid syndrome.},
  author={H Savin and Mark Huberman and Edna Kott and Michael Lishner and Youzou Kitai and Dvora Kidron and Rivka Zissin and Mordchai Ravid},
  journal={British journal of rheumatology},
  volume={33 10},
The spectrum of the primary antiphospholipid syndrome has expanded in recent years. It has been associated with a number of non-thrombotic syndromes such as pulmonary hypertension, adrenal insufficiency, chorea and avascular necrosis of bone. Yet, it has not been described in association with inflammatory pulmonary disease. We describe a young male with definite primary antiphospholipid syndrome who developed insidious diffuse pulmonary infiltrates. The histopathologic examination of the… CONTINUE READING