Treatment strategies for a rheumatoid arthritis patient with interstitial lung disease.

@article{Kelly2008TreatmentSF,
  title={Treatment strategies for a rheumatoid arthritis patient with interstitial lung disease.},
  author={Clive A Kelly and Vadivelu Saravanan},
  journal={Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={9 18},
  pages={3221-30}
}
This review article describes our present understanding of interstitial lung disease (ILD) complicating rheumatoid arthritis (RA). It discusses its high prevalence and clinical relevance, our recent improvement in understanding both its pathology and physiology, and our expectations of ongoing research into the immunology and genetics of the disease. An important section relates to the effects of drugs routinely used in the treatment of the articular manifestations of RA on the lung, especially… CONTINUE READING

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