Monteiro, Paulo; Coutinho, Margarida; Machado, Pedro; Garcia, Jorge; Salvador, Maria João; lnês, Luis; Silva, Jorge; Malcata, Armando
April 2009
Acta Reumatológica Portuguesa;2009, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p256
Academic Journal
The authors report a clinical case of a woman who had a 3 years diagnosis of hipersensitivity pneumonitis based on intersticial lung disease whithout other manifestations. The diagnosis of antisynthetase syndrome was made three years after the mitial symptoms upon the onset of systemic manifestations with articular involvement, myositis and determination of anti-PL 7 antibodies. In this syndrome, the isolated pulmonary involvement is rare.


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