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Respiratory symptoms in rheumatoid arthritis

    Author: Michele Anzidei
    Body Region: Chest

    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.