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Undifferentiated connective tissue disease presenting with prevalent interstitial lung disease: Case report and review of literature

Overview of attention for article published in Diagnostic Pathology, June 2011
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Title
Undifferentiated connective tissue disease presenting with prevalent interstitial lung disease: Case report and review of literature
Published in
Diagnostic Pathology, June 2011
DOI 10.1186/1746-1596-6-50
Pubmed ID
Abstract

Undifferentiated connective tissue diseases (UCTDs) are clinical entities characterised by signs and symptoms suggestive of a systemic autoimmune disease, which do not fulfil the diagnostic criteria for a defined connective tissue disease. Lung involvement can complicate the course and management of the disease, often determining a worse outcome. Respiratory dysfunction as the first clinical manifestation has seldom been reported.We describe a case of a female patient who developed significant respiratory dysfunction as the principal clinical sign. Video-assisted thoracoscopy was performed and a histological pattern of nonspecific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP) was found. A pathological diagnosis suggested careful follow-up with extensive immunological screening which then detected Raynaud's phenomenon and positivity of antinuclear antibodies. After a multidisciplinary discussion (pneumologist, radiologist, pathologist and rheumatologist) a final diagnosis of NSIP associated with UCTD was made. The diagnosis of UCTD should be considered when NSIP is diagnosed even in cases with evident first clinical manifestations of severe respiratory dysfunction. A multidisciplinary approach in the field of interstitial lung disease with NSIP, also including rheumatologic expertise, is fundamental to achieve a prompt and correct diagnosis.

Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 21 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Postgraduate 6 29%
Other 3 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 10%
Professor > Associate Professor 2 10%
Student > Bachelor 2 10%
Other 4 19%
Unknown 2 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 15 71%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 5%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 5%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 5%
Unknown 3 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 07 December 2014.
All research outputs
#1,064,405
of 4,591,036 outputs
Outputs from Diagnostic Pathology
#70
of 556 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#46,090
of 156,230 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Diagnostic Pathology
#5
of 16 outputs
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