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Bilateral lung transplantation for rapidly progressive interstitial lung disease associated with clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis followed by posterior reversible encephalopathy
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  • qiao gu,
  • mengyuan diao,
  • wei hu,
  • man huang,
  • zhu ying
qiao gu
Hangzhou First People's Hospital
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mengyuan diao
Hangzhou First People's Hospital
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wei hu
Hangzhou First People's Hospital
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man huang
Zhejiang University School of Medicine Second Affiliated Hospital
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zhu ying
Hangzhou First People's Hospital
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Abstract

A 36-year-old woman with RP-ILD and lung fibrosis secondary to CADM who was treated for 31 days with venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (V-V ECMO) as a rescue utility and bridge to bilateral lung transplantation.After surgery She fell into a coma due to posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES).