Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 5, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

DNAH5, A Possible Genetic Marker in Diagnosing Connective Tissue Disease-Associate Interstitial Lung Disease (CTD-ILD)

Jie Zhao, Yan Zhu, Qun Jin, Wenyuan Duan and Li Yang*

Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Zhejiang Shuren University, China

*Correspondance to: Li Yang 

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Abstract

Connective Tissue Disease-associate Interstitial Lung Disease (CTD-ILD) treatment depends on early accurate diagnosis. We hereby report a case of a 66-year-old man who has been diagnosed with CTD-ILD according to his High Resolution Computed Tomography (HRCT) and symptoms. In the meantime, we find axonemal dynein heavy chain gene 5 (DNAH5) variants in his Whole-Exome Sequence (WES). We wonder if DNAH5 is a biomarker of CTD-ILD.

Citation:

Zhao J, Zhu Y, Jin Q, Duan W, Yang L. DNAH5, A Possible Genetic Marker in Diagnosing Connective Tissue Disease- Associate Interstitial Lung Disease (CTD-ILD). Ann Clin Case Rep. 2020; 5: 1808.

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