Pulmonary nodular amyloidosis in a patient with Sjögren's syndrome diagnosed by transthoracic biopsy

J La State Med Soc. 1994 Sep;146(9):395-8.


A variety of pulmonary diseases may accompany Sjögren's syndrome. We report a rare case of pulmonary nodular amyloidosis in a woman with Sjögren's syndrome that was diagnosed by fluoroscopic transthoracic needle biopsy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Amyloidosis / diagnosis
  • Amyloidosis / etiology*
  • Biopsy, Needle / methods*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lung Diseases / diagnosis
  • Lung Diseases / etiology*
  • Sjogren's Syndrome / complications*
  • Thorax