Autoimmune causes of ILD Flashcards Preview

Respiratory: Interstitial lung diseases > Autoimmune causes of ILD > Flashcards

Flashcards in Autoimmune causes of ILD Deck (6)
Loading flashcards...
1

what is SLE?

systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease that causes pleuritis ( with or without effusion)

2

what are the pulmonary manifestations of SLE?

pleuritis ( with or without effusion)

inflammatory or fibrotic forms of ILD

alveolar haemorrhage

shrinking lung syndrome

pulmonary hypertension

airways disease

and thromboembolic disease

3

what is the connection between rheumatoid arthritis and ILD?

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic inflammatory disease that affects approximately 1% of the population,1 and pulmonary involvement is common. Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is the primary pulmonary manifestation of RA

4

what is wegener's granulomatosis ?

Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), formerly referred to as Wegener's granulomatosis (WG), is a systemic disorder that involves both granulomatosis and polyangiitis. It is a form of vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) that affects small- and medium-size vessels in many organs.

5

what is churg strauss syndrome?

Churg–Strauss syndrome (CSS, also known as eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis [EGPA] or allergic granulomatosis) is an autoimmune condition that causes inflammation of small and medium-sized blood vessels (vasculitis) in persons with a history of airway allergic hypersensitivity (atopy).

6

what is behcet's disease?

Behcet's (beh-CHETS) disease, also called Behcet's syndrome, is a rare disorder that causes inflammation in blood vessels throughout your body. The inflammation of Behcet's disease leads to numerous symptoms that may initially seem unrelated.