DAVID M. SPAIN, M.D.; ALBERT G. THOMAS, M.D.
Diffuse visceral changes occurring in scleroderma have been described by Lewin and Heller,1 Notthafft,2 Kraus,3 Klemperer, et al.,4 Bevans,5 and Weiss et al.6 In some of these cases changes have been noted in the lungs. In most of them, however, the pulmonary findings were not a prominent clinical feature. Among the more detailed reports of lung changes in scleroderma, the review by Matsui7 is noteworthy. Murphy, Krainin and Gerson8 reported the first case in which pulmonary changes of scleroderma were diagnosed roentgenographically during life. This was done on the basis of diffuse reticular infiltrations in the lung associated with the
SPAIN DM, THOMAS AG. THE PULMONARY MANIFESTATIONS OF SCLERODERMA: AN ANATOMIC-PHYSIOLOGICAL CORRELATION1. Ann Intern Med. ;32:152–161. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-32-1-152
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;32(1):152-161.
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