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Pulmonary fibrosis associated with nabumetone.
  1. A. Morice,
  2. A. Atherton,
  3. F. Gleeson,
  4. S. Stewart
  1. Chest Medical Unit, Papworth Hospital, Cambs, UK.


    A patient is described who developed a rapid onset of pulmonary fibrosis following treatment with a new non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, nabumetone. Resolution of symptoms, physical signs and radiographic changes followed drug withdrawal and steroid therapy.

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