Lung Disease Common in Late-Onset SLE (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Rates of interstitial lung disease more than doubled
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Source: JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research
Thoracic Cancer, EarlyView.
Source: Thoracic Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe ILD-GAP model underestimated mortality, and the SADL model underestimated mortality in certain subgroups. However, the GAP model performed well in this cohort, providing the best prognostic information for SSc-ILD.
Source: Lung - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis (PPFE) is a very rare interstitial lung disease (ILD) characterized by progressive fibrotic lesions of the visceral pleura and the sub-pleural parenchyma, affecting predominant...
Source: BMC Pulmonary Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Case report Source Type: research
Conclusion: Pulmonary manifestations are common in LRBA deficiency. Respiratory characteristics in LRBA-deficient patients should be investigated, monitored, and treated from the time of diagnosis.What is Known:•Lipopolysaccharide-responsive beige-like anchor (LRBA) deficiency is a syndrome of primary immune deficiency and immune dysregulation.•Studies concerning the pulmonary characteristics of LRBA-deficient patients are lacking.What is New:•Respiratory manifestations include infections, bronchiectasis, interstitial lung disease, thoracic lymphadenopathy, and clubbing.•Awareness to pulmonary morbidity...
Source: European Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
Pulmonary interstitial glycogenosis (PIG) is a rare paediatric interstitial lung disease of unknown cause. The diagnosis can only be made by lung biopsy. Less than 100 cases have been reported. Clinical features, treatment and outcomes have rarely been assessed systematically in decent cohorts of patients.
Source: Respiratory Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions: Most patients with ARS-ILD receiving anti-inflammatory therapy had improved or remained stable in the first year. However, over the long-term course, some patients worsened despite their initial improvement. Even though the extent of the disease is limited, middle lobe traction bronchiectasis in ARS-ILD may be a useful predictor of poor long-term disease behavior.Respiration
Source: Respiration - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology, Ahead of Print.
Source: Pediatric, Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Anti-melanoma differentiation-associated gene 5 (MDA5) autoantibodies have been identified as myositis-specific autoantibodies that are often associated with clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis (CADM) and a poor prognosis due to rapidly progressive interstitial lung disease (RP-ILD) in East Asian patients. Besides anti-MDA5 autoantibodies, patients with CADM may have myositis-associated autoantibodies (MAAs), which characterize other connective tissue diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and Sj ögren's syndrome.
Source: Respiratory Medicine - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in systemic sclerosis (SSc). We performed a systematic review to characterise the use and validation of pulmonary function tests (PFTs) as surrogate markers for systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease (SSc-ILD) progression. Five electronic databases were searched to identify all relevant studies. Included studies either used at least one PFT measure as a longitudinal outcome for SSc-ILD progression (i.e. outcome studies) and/or reported at least one classical measure of validity for the PFTs in SSc-ILD (i.e. validation studies)....
Source: European Respiratory Review - Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: Tags: Interstitial and orphan lung disease Reviews Source Type: research
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