Recognizing lung disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, part 2


Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) often have pulmonary manifestations, such as interstitial lung disease. The most common cause of upper airway obstruction is cricoarytenoid arthritis. Patients often complain of a pharyngeal foreignbody sensation or hoarseness, but some present with severe stridor. Bronchiolitis obliterans is characterized by a rapid… (More)


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