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Common physical examination findings of Caplan Syndrome include typical Rheumatoid arthritis features as swollen, tender metacarpophalangeal and proximal interphalangeal joints. Pulmonary findings might include wheeze, crackles not improving with coughing.
Appearance of the Patient
- Patients with Caplan Syndrome usually appear normal.
- Skin examination of patients with Caplan Syndrome is usually normal.
- HEENT examination of patients with Caplan Syndrome is usually normal.
- Abdominal examination of patients with Caplan Syndrome is usually normal.
- Back examination of patients with Caplan Syndrome is usually normal.
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- Alaya, Zeineb; Braham, Mouna; Aissa, Sana; Kalboussi, Houda; Bouajina, Elyès (2018). "A case of Caplan syndrome in a recently diagnosed patient with silicosis: A case report". Radiology Case Reports. 13 (3): 663–666. doi:10.1016/j.radcr.2018.03.004. ISSN 1930-0433.