Mary K. Porteous, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Mary K. Porteous

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Pulmonary Complications of Collagen Vascular Diseases

What every physician needs to know: Many collagen vascular diseases (CVD) are associated with pulmonary complications. The CVDs most commonly associated with pulmonary complications are systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD), polymyositis/dermatomyositis (PM/DM), and Sjögren’s syndrome. Classification Pulmonary complications of the CVD can be classified into six categories…

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