Difference between revisions of "Eosinophillic pneumonia"

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*Rapid response to steroids
 
*Rapid response to steroids
 
*Patients present with dyspnea, fever, chills, night sweats, weight loss
 
*Patients present with dyspnea, fever, chills, night sweats, weight loss
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*Can mimic BOOP/COP

Revision as of 15:07, 3 June 2012

  • Acute - mimics pulmonary edema
  • Chronic - revese of edema with peripheral consolidation, photographic negative of edema
  • BAL demonstrates eosinophilia, but no peripheral eosinophillia
  • Rapid response to steroids
  • Patients present with dyspnea, fever, chills, night sweats, weight loss
  • Can mimic BOOP/COP