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Formation of multiple pulmonary nodules during treatment with leflunomide

By Gilberto Toshikawa Yoshikawa, George Alberto da Silva Dias, Satomi Fujihara, Luigi Ferreira e Silva, Lorena de Britto Pereira Cruz, Hellen Thais Fuzii and Roberta Vilela Lopes Koyama


Pulmonary involvement is one of the extra-articular manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis and can be due to the disease itself or secondary to the medications used in order to treat it. We report the case of a 60-year-old woman who had been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and developed multiple pulmonary nodules during treatment with leflunomide

Topics: Artrite reumatoide, Imunossupressores, Nódulo reumatoide, Pulmão, Diseases of the respiratory system, RC705-779
Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisiologia
Year: 2015
DOI identifier: 10.1590/S1806-37132015000004247
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