publication . Article . 2008

Traqueomegalia and rheumatoid arthritis

Rúa Marín, Catalina; Díaz, James; Cardona, Alejandro; Ramírez, Luis Alberto;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 01 Jul 2008
  • Publisher: Asociación Colombiana de Reumatología
Abstract
La traqueo-broncomegalia es una rara condición de etiología desconocida que ha sido descrita en asociación con enfermedades del tejido conectivo ocasionalmente. Presentamos un caso de traqueomegalia en una paciente con artritis reumatoide de larga evolución. Este es el segundo caso reportado en la literatura médica hasta ahora. La asociación entre estas patologías es incierta y no se puede establecer una clara relación fisiopatológica debido a la rareza de su ocurrencia y el inicio tardío de los síntomas. Tracheobronchomegaly is a rare condition of unknown etiology that has been described in association with connective tissue diseases. We present a case of trach...
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free text keywords: traqueobroncomegalia, traqueomegalia, artritis reumatoide, tracheobronchomegaly, thracheomegaly, rheumatoid arthritis

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