Exudative pleural effusion and pleural leukocytoclastic vasculitis in limited scleroderma

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Involvement of the lung in scleroderma is common, but pleural effusion and vasculitis are rarely reported in scleroderma. We describe a 43-year-old woman with limited scleroderma who developed an exudative pleural effusion associated with pleural leukocytoclastic vasculitis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1006-1008
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Rheumatology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1998 May 1



  • Pleural effusion
  • Scleroderma
  • Vasculitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology

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