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Pulmonary Manifestations of Rheumatic Disease: A by Paul F. Dellaripa, Aryeh Fischer, Kevin R. Flaherty

By Paul F. Dellaripa, Aryeh Fischer, Kevin R. Flaherty

The spectrum of systemic rheumatologic illness (often termed connective tissue affliction) is characterised by means of autoimmune-mediated organ disorder, and the lungs are a widespread objective. there are various pulmonary manifestations linked to connective tissue ailments, and all sufferers with rheumatologic affliction are prone to constructing linked lung illness. Pulmonary Manifestations of Rheumatic Disease covers the great administration of rheumatologic lung illness, which calls for a multi-disciplinary method and is optimized through energetic engagement by way of rheumatologists operating heavily with pulmonologists and different experts. The e-book bargains a realistic reference utilizing a case-based procedure for working towards clinicians within the ongoing review and realizing of rheumatologic lung sickness, and provides the technological know-how and pathophysiology underlying rheumatologic lung illnesses. the 1st textual content of its type particularly devoted to describe different, normal, and hard facets of rheumatologic lung illnesses, Pulmonary Manifestations of Rheumatic Disease serves as a useful instrument for the working towards clinician.

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