Accession Number : AD0770886

Title :   The Hamman-Rich Syndrome,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Preobrazhenskaya,T. M. ; Engelgardt,T. I.

Report Date : 12 NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : The Hamman-Rich syndrome is described in a woman 51 years of age, ill for 2 1/2 months. Particular features of the report are the acute course and rapidly growing diffuse fibrosis of the lungs with dyspnea and cyanosis. The development of the disease was preceded by allergenic skin eruptions, which makes it possible to speak of an allergenic nature of the pulmonary changes. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Lung, *Respiratory diseases, Pathology, Allergic diseases, Skin diseases, Translations, USSR

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE