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Shrinking lung is a feature of: (AI 07)



A SLE
B Rheumatoid arthritis

C Scleroderma
D Sarcoidosis

Ans. A SLE

2. Lung involvement in SLE

i.Pleuritis and pleural effusions (the most common pulmonary manifestations).

ii.Alveolar injury (edema and hemorrhage)

iii.Chronic interstitial fibrosis.

iv.The chest radiograph reveals elevated diaphragms, and pulmonary function tests shows reduced lung volumes

Extra Edge: 1. Cavitatory lesion in lungs are not a feature of SLE.

2. Shrinking lung in SLE is caused by diaphragmatic myopathy).

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