Variation of immunological response in methotrexate-induced pneumonitis.


OBJECTIVES To assess the variation of peripheral blood and bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) inflammatory cell counts and lung biopsy findings with the degree of exposure to MTX therapy. METHODS Fifty-six (16 males; 40 females) reported cases of MTX-induced pneumonitis (MTX-P) on low-dose MTX (5-30 mg) were identified from a literature search and classified… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/rheumatology/ken356


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@article{Chikura2008VariationOI, title={Variation of immunological response in methotrexate-induced pneumonitis.}, author={Batsi Chikura and Navtej Sathi and Suzanne E Lane and Julie K. Dawson}, journal={Rheumatology}, year={2008}, volume={47 11}, pages={1647-50} }