Fever and pneumonia in a steroid treated patient with systemic lupus erythematosus Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Fever
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic
  • Pneumonia

abstract

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus is reported to affect the lungs in almost half of patients, but pleuritis is most commonly encountered. Acute pneumonitis is an uncommon but recognized manifestation of SLE. Infection and drug reactions are more frequently diagnosed. The case discussed below permits consideration of the dilemmas typical of the SLE patient who presents with an acute pulmonary process.

publication date

  • June 30, 2000

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 10878721

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 318

end page

  • 21

volume

  • 9

number

  • 5