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TitleCaplan Syndrome
TextLesion/Condition Name: Caplan Syndrome
Cell of Origin:

WHO Grade(s):

Synonyms: Rheumatoid pneumoconiosis

ICD-0 code: 714.81

Associations/Predisposing Factors: Pneumoconiosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Common Locations:


Gross Morphology:

Gross Appearance:

Histology: hypersensitivity reaction

Special Stains:

Radiology: Cavitating and non-cavitating pulmonary nodules and masses, primarily peripheral

Prognosis and Treatment:
ContributorRobert J Tallaksen (WVU - West Virginia University)
Peer ReviewerJames G. Smirniotopoulos, M.D. (Uniformed Services University)
Record Number : 9580
Created2010-05-27 14:51:00-04
Modified2010-05-28 03:22:09.757037-04
Category:Radiologic Sign or Finding
Location:Chest, Pulmonary (ex. Heart)
Sublocation:Pulmonary (lung)
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