40 yo woman,in for RA for some years,presents dry sough

Discussion in 'USMLE STEP 1' started by dr.nandee, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. dr.nandee

    dr.nandee Guest

    40 yo woman,in treatment for RA for some years,presents dry cough,dyspnea,hilar lymphadenomegaly inTXR.torax TC shows interstitial infil. and brnchoalveolar lavage:high lymphocytosis.
    which drug is the cause of it,most likely:
    A-Aspirin
    B-Codein
    C-Colchicin
    D-Triamcinolon
  2. dr.nandee

    dr.nandee Guest

    D. Triamcinolone is known to have these side effects, though I am not sure why of all the drugs would this patient be getting triamcinolone.

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