TITLE

Neumonía eosinofílica: presentación de dos casos, agudo y crónico

AUTHOR(S)
Reyna, Oscar Pamo; Caballero, Victor Valencia; Hermoza, María Mier; Quiroz, Robert Cumpa; Gonzaga, Roberto Avilés; Muro, Gloria Bravo
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Revista Médica Herediana;ene-mar2007, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
It is shown two cases of idiopathic eosinophilic pneumonia, chronic and acute forms. The first clinical case had idiopathic eosinophilic pneumonia with anatomopathological confirmation, and the second clinical case was a probable acute eosinophilic pneumonia. Both patients had cough, fever and dyspnea. The radiographic plains shown alveolar lesions in both lungs with a tendency to consolidate. The marked eosinophilia in peripheral blood was an outstanding clue that helps to the diagnosis. Both patients had a very good response to steroid therapy.
ACCESSION #
25356684

 

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