Shrinking lung syndrome (SLS) is a rare pulmonary complication of an underlying autoimmune disorder and is reported in association with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). We describe the favorable outcome of SLS in an 18-year-old Hispanic male who presented with SLS as the initial pulmonary manifestation of SLE.
- Low lung volumes
- Pulmonary function tests
- Restrictive lung disease
- Shrinking lung syndrome (SLS)
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