Published: 28 August 2021
Author(s): Narat Srivali, Federica De Giacomi
Issue: October 2021
Section: Internal Medicine Flashcard

62-year-old woman presented to our institution with the chief complaint of slowly progressive exertional dyspnea over the preceding two years in conjunction with a cough and facial rash. Physical examination was remarkable for erythematous to violaceous nodules and plaques around eyes, over eyelids and over the nose (Fig. 1A). Complete blood count, comprehensive metabolic panel, erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein were unremarkable. Computerized tomography(CT) of chest Innumerable groundglass nodules again identified in bilateral lungs as well as scattered areas of tree-in-bud pattern (Fig. 1B).

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