Canadian Respiratory Journal

Canadian Respiratory Journal / 2010 / Article

Case Report | Open Access

Volume 17 |Article ID 810860 | 3 pages | https://doi.org/10.1155/2010/810860

A 21-Year-Old Man with Systemic-Onset Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cough and Progressive Dyspnea

Abstract

Primary or nonobstructive, endogenous lipoid pneumonia is a rare clinical entity usually associated with an underlying systemic disease. The present report describes a case involving a 21-year-old man with systemic-onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis who developed primary endogenous lipoid pneumonia. Multiple treatment regimens were attempted; however, definitive management was only achieved through double-lung transplantation.

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