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Criteria for Methotrexate-Induced Pneumonitis

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for methotrexate-induced pneumonitis using the criteria of Searles et al.

Specialty:

Medical Toxicology, Pulmonary Disease, Rheumatology

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

J69, M06

Description:

Searles and McKendry developed criteria for the diagnosis of methotrexate-induced pneumonitis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The authors are from the University of Ottawa.

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