UNDIFFERENTIATED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE-ASSOCIATED INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASE: A CASE REPORT.
O T Ehondor, Dr
Department of Medicine, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, PMB 1111, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
E E Aigbokhan, Dr
Department of Medicine, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, PMB 1111, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
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Keywords

Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease
Interstitial Lung Disease.

How to Cite

Ehondor, O., & Aigbokhan, E. (2018). UNDIFFERENTIATED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE-ASSOCIATED INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASE: A CASE REPORT. ANNALS OF MEDICAL AND SURGICAL PRACTICE, 3(2), 114-118. Retrieved from https://edonmajournal.com/index.php/AMSP/article/view/88
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Abstract

There is insufficient data on Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease (UCTD-ILD) in Nigeria as most may have been diagnosed as pulmonary tuberculosis and treated as such. It is uncommon for UCTD to present initially with ILD, therefore a high index of suspicion is required in making a diagnosis of any connective tissue disease as there are no diagnostic tests for any. We report a case of UCTD-ILD in a 28-year-old teacher who presented in right heart failure.

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