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Arthritis and Rheumatism

Arthritis with lung problems



Can rheumatoid arthritis cause lung problems?


Yes, rheumatoid arthritis can cause lung problems usually in the form of interstitial lung disease, infections i.e. pneumonias, lung nodules and vasculitis.

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Johnny  Su, MD Johnny Su, MD
Formerly, Assistant Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University