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Autoimmune lung disease: Early recognition and treatment helps

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June 24, 2020

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Paul Dellaripa
July 03, 2020

Hi there are several. Here are a few.

Observational Study Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken)
. 2016 Jan;68(1):36-45. doi: 10.1002/acr.22642.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-211138

PMID: 31227488 PMCID: PMC6788922 DOI: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2019-215145

azure
June 25, 2020

People w/Niemann-Pick Type B disease also have lung scarring.

Virginia Ladd
June 24, 2020

Could you provide the study that states that indicates that this complication is one of the leading cause of death in patients with autoimmune diseases?

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