Disease Information for Scleroderma, pulmonary

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cardiomegaly/Heart dilatation
Chest Pain
P2 sound accentuated
Right ventricular heave
Chest pain/non-cardiac
Dyspnea
Dyspnea on exertion
Dyspnea, chronic progressive
Lung signs/abnormality
Rales
Shallow breathing
Shortness of breath/SOB
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Scleroderma
Patient/Pneumoconiosis
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Anti-SC1-70 antibodies (Lab)
Anti-SCL-70 (antinucleotide) (Lab)
Carbon Dioxide Total Content/CO2
Scleroderma Antibodies (SCL-70)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
PFT/Abnormal pulmonary function tests
PFT/Carbon monoxide diffusion (DLCO)/Abnormal
PFT/Compliance decreased
PFT/Diffusion defect
PFT/DLCO (CO diffusion) Decreased
PFT/Flow volume loop/Flattened curve
PFT/Restrictive pulmonary functions
Pathology
BX/Lung biopsy/Interstitial cell infiltrate
BX/Lung biopsy/Interstitial fibrosis
PATH/Lung/Focal atelectasis
EKG (ECG)
EKG/P Wave > 2.5 mV inferior leads (ECG)
EKG/Peaked tall P Waves 2,3,F leads (ECG)
EKG/P-Pulmonale pattern (ECG)
EKG/R pattern V1-V3
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Large heart shadow/Chest
Xray/Basilar infiltrate/Chest
Xray/Bilateral basilar infiltrate/Chest
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Infiltrate, pulmonary/Chest
Xray/Interstitial edema/Chest
Xray/Interstitial infiltrate/fibrosis/Chest
Xray/Lower lobe interstitial infltrate/Chest
Xray/Lung consolidation/Chest
Xray/Pulmonary fibrosis/Chest
Ultrasound
Echo/Pulmonary artery hypertension
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Pneumonia
Pneumonia, bacterial
Pulmonary edema/acute left vent failure
Pulmonary Fibrosis, Primary/H-R Disease
Associated Disease & Complications
Alveolar cell carcinoma
Cor pulmonale
Interstitial lung involvement/manifestation
Lung abscess
Pneumonia/Bronchopneumonia
Pulmonary hypertension
Pulmonary hypertension, secondary
Raynaud's syndrome
Scleroderma, pulmonary
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Lung manifestions/involvement/secondary (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Alveolar consolidation
Pathophysiology/Interstitial lung disorder (ex).
Process
PROCESS/Allergy/collagen/autoimmune (category)
PROCESS/Collagen disease (ex)
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Scleroderma pulmonary, Synonym/Scleroderma lung
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
RX/Epoprostenol (Flolan)
RX/Immune-suppression
Definition
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Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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