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Clinical Features of Caplan's Syndrome

Purpose:

To evaluate a coal worker for evidence of Caplan's syndrome.

Specialty:

Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pulmonology
Emergency Medicine

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

M05.1, J99.0

Description:

Caplan's syndrome is a form of coal worker's pneumoconiosis that develops in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis.

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