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Vol. 16. Issue 3.
Pages 239-241 (May - June 2020)
Clinical Case
DOI: 10.1016/j.reumae.2018.02.016
Pulmonary-renal syndrome secondary to cocaine-levamisole-induced vasculitis: A case report
Síndrome pulmón-riñón secundario a vasculitis por cocaína/levamisol: reporte de caso
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Mauricio Restrepo-Escobara,b,
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mauricio.restrepoe@udea.edu.co

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, Dayana Sylvac, Juan Guillermo Gamboab,d, Andrés Echeverria, Javier Márqueza, Luis Fernando Pintoa
a Sección de Reumatología, Hospital Pablo Tobón Uribe, Medellín, Colombia
b Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
c Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Medellín, Colombia
d Sección de Medicina Interna, Hospital Pablo Tobón Uribe, Medellín, Colombia
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Pulmonary-renal syndrome has rarely been reported as the clinical presentation of vasculitis caused by the consumption of cocaine adulterated with levamisole. We report the case of a patient in whom we detected the clinical manifestations and indicate the difficulties that arose in relation to the diagnostic and therapeutic approach.

Keywords:
Vasculitis
Cocaine
Levamisole
Alveolar hemorrhage
Pulmonary-renal syndrome
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El síndrome pulmón-riñón rara vez ha sido reportado como cuadro clínico de presentación de vasculitis causada por el consumo de cocaína contaminada con levamisol. Se reporta el caso de un paciente con este cuadro clínico y se señalan las dificultades que se presentaron durante el abordaje diagnóstico y terapéutico.

Palabras clave:
Vasculitis
Cocaína
Levamisol
Hemorragia alveolar
Síndrome pulmón-riñón

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