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Lupus and Lung Problems

Posted by Tsunami Rayne Dance on March 2, 2011 at 11:24 AM

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About 50% of people with SLE will experience lung involvement during the course of their disease. Five main lung problems occur in lupus: pleuritis, acute lupus pneumonitis, chronic (fibrotic) lupus pneumonitis, pulmonary hypertension, and “shrinking lung” syndrome.

http://www.hopkinslupus.org/lupus-info/lupus-affects-body/lupus-lungs/

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