When a rheumatoid arthritis patient presents with respiratory symptoms, clinicians would do well to consider COPD, a new commentary in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine suggests. While the most feared pulmonary manifestation in RA is interstitial lung disease, less is known about the co-existence of COPD, according to the authors of a new Danish paper that finds ...
COPD flies under the radar in RA patients
By Tessa Hoffman
16 Feb 2018