Neumonía eosinofílica: presentación de dos casos, agudo y crónico

Reyna, Oscar Pamo; Caballero, Victor Valencia; Hermoza, María Mier; Quiroz, Robert Cumpa; Gonzaga, Roberto Avilés; Muro, Gloria Bravo
January 2007
Revista Médica Herediana;ene-mar2007, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p39
Academic Journal
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.


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