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pulmonary SLE

Thursday 17 May 2007

Definition: Pulmonary lesions in systemic lupus erythematosus

Synopsis

- diffuse alveolar damage (DAD)
- diffuse alveolar hemorrhages (DAH)
- pulmonary vasculitis
- macrophagic panbronchiolitis

  • intense macrophage infiltration
  • diffuse panbronchiolitis-like lesions (DPB-like lesions)

See also

- Visceral involvement in systemic lupus erythema- tosus (SLE)

  • renal lesions