Patient was admitted to respiratory ward. (FEV1: 0.58, 27% - FVC: 0.8L, 35% - DLCO: 8.4, 39%)
Treated with regular Albuterol nebulisation and physiotherapy.
Atypical serology was negative.
Sputum M.C.S was negative
Oral steroids (Prednisolone started at 50mg and weaned to 25mg)
The patient had pulse IV Methylprednison for consecutive three days before discharge.
Patient was commenced on Azathiprine 50mg which she will be maintained on for a period of time with steroids.
Bone scan was performed which confirmed osteoporosis