A case of Caplan syndrome in a recently diagnosed patient with silicosis: A case report

Zeineb Alaya, Mouna Braham, Sana Aissa, Houda Kalboussi, Elyès Bouajina
Radiology Case Reports 2018, 13 (3): 663-666
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Rheumatoid pneumoconiosis, also known as Caplan's syndrome is defined as the association between silicosis and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). It is a rare and usually diagnosed in an advanced stage of RA course. It affects generally patients with long exposure to silica. In this article, we report a case of Caplan's syndrome.

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