What are the disease-specific findings of diffuse parenchymal lung diseases (DPLDs)?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Eleanor M Summerhill, MD, FACP, FCCP; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Answer

Disease-specific findings include the following:

  • Generalized lymphadenopathy often occurs with sarcoidosis.

  • Cutaneous and articular findings are associated with rheumatologic disease.

  • Gastrointestinal manifestations occur with inflammatory bowel disease.


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