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Broncho-pleural fistula complicating rheumatoid lung disease
  1. S. S. Sharma,
  2. P. M. G. Reynolds

    Abstract

    A 57-year-old man with severe rheumatoid arthritis complicated by lung disease developed a bronchopleural fistula. Initially he had a symptomless pleural effusion but later a cavitated rheumatoid lung nodule ruptured giving rise to a broncho-pleural fistula which took 19 days to heal.

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