Respiratory symptoms in rheumatoid arthritis

Body Region: Chest
Author: Michele Anzidei

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis
5. Follow-up plan


6. Diagnosis
7. References

1. Patient presentation

  • A 49-year-old man reported chronic cough and progressive shortness of breath.
  • His medical history included a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and heavy smoking.
  • He had been regularly followed by the internal medicine department for his cough, with regular respiratory function tests.
  • Chest CT was performed for suspected pneumonia.

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