JOURNAL ARTICLE
REVIEW

Polymyositis and Sjögren's syndrome associated with bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia

T Imasaki, A Yoshii, S Tanaka, T Ogura, A Ishikawa, T Takahashi
Internal Medicine 1996, 35 (3): 231-5
8785461
Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) occurred in a 53-year-old woman with well-documented Sjögren's syndrome (SjS) and polymyositis (PM). BOOP has often been reported as a pulmonary manifestation of collagen vascular diseases, mainly rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but the association of BOOP and PM has rarely been documented. A search of the literature showed only 16 case reports of BOOP associated with polymyositis-dermatomyositis (PM-DM). It is interesting that BOOP occurred prior to PM-DM, while it is commonly believed to occur after RA.

Full Text Links

Find Full Text Links for this Article

Discussion

You are not logged in. Sign Up or Log In to join the discussion.

Related Papers

Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
8785461
×

Save your favorite articles in one place with a free QxMD account.

×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"