Pathology of Interstitial Lung Disease in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

@inproceedings{Takemura2018PathologyOI,
  title={Pathology of Interstitial Lung Disease in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis},
  author={Tamiko Takemura},
  year={2018}
}
Interstitial lung d isease (ILD) and airway diseases are thought to be important prognostic factors of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Although the classification used for idiopathic interstitial pneumonias has been applied to describe the histological patterns of RA-ILD, mixtures of these histological patterns, hyperplasia of bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue, and variable bronchiolar diseases complicate a pathological diagnosis. We investigated pathological features of RA-ILD and detected… CONTINUE READING