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Connective Tissue Disease

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Connective Tissue Disease by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Restrictive Lung Disease. It contains the following chapters:

    • Connective Tissue Disease
    • Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonia (NSIP)
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    • Scleroderma
    • Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. Decreased TLC, FEV1/FVC ratio normal or increased
    2. Increased TLC, FEV1/FVC ratio normal or increased
    3. Decreased TLC, FEV1 decreased, FVC increased
    4. Increased TLC, FEV1/FVC ratio decreased
    5. Decreased TLC, FEV1/FVC ratio decreased
    1. Amiodarone
    2. Lovastatin
    3. Heparin
    4. Dabigatran
    5. Spirinolactone
    1. NSIP commonly more responsive to steroids than UIP
    2. UIP is more common in women than NSIP.
    3. NSIP has a worse prognosis than UIP.
    4. NSIP usually progresses more rapidly than UIP.
    5. UIP more commonly presents with an obstructive pattern, while NSIP is more commonly a restrictive pattern.
    1. Systemic lupus erythematosis
    2. Aspiration pneumonia
    3. Bronchiolitis obliterans
    4. CREST syndrome
    5. Hemochromatosis
    1. Patchy inflammation with lack of fibroblast foci and areas of normal lung.
    2. Dense eosinophilic collagen deposition without architectural distortion.
    3. Hyaline membrane formation and fibrin deposits lining the alveolar border.
    4. Cystic dilatation of air spaces lined with columnar type of epithelium.
    5. Pigmented alveolar macrophages clustered within lumens of distal bronchioles and peribronchiolar spaces.
    1. Fluid that is transudative.
    2. Fluid that is green-tinged in color.
    3. Fluid that has a low pH.
    4. Fluid that is protein rich.
    5. Fluid that is low in glucose.
    1. …bronchiolitis obliterans.
    2. …esophageal dysmotility.
    3. …cavitary lesions.
    4. …eosinophilia.
    5. …a pleural effusion.
    1. Pulmonary hypertension
    2. Usual interstitial pneumonia
    3. COPD
    4. Spontaneous pneumothorax
    5. Pleural effusion
    1. Aspiration pneumonia
    2. Community acquired pneumonia
    3. COPD
    4. Bronchitis
    5. Bronchiolitis obliterans
    1. Anti-synthetase antibodies
    2. Anti-Smith antibodies
    3. Anti-TPO antibodies
    4. Anti-topoisomerase antibodies
    5. Anti-centromere antibodies
    1. Occult malignancy
    2. Bronchiolitis obliterans
    3. Caplan syndrome
    4. Esophageal dysmotility
    5. Pulmonary HTN
    1. CREST syndrome
    2. Systemic scleroderma
    3. Polymyositis
    4. Systemic lupus erythematosis
    5. Rheumatoid arthritis

    Author of lecture Connective Tissue Disease

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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