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Overview

Historical Perspective

Classification

Pathophysiology

Causes

Differentiating Eosinophilic pneumonia from Other Diseases

Epidemiology and Demographics

Risk factors

Screening

Natural History, Complications and Prognosis

Diagnosis

Diagnostic Criteria | History and Symptoms | Physical Examination | Laboratory Findings | Chest X Ray | CT | Other Imaging Findings | Other Diagnostic Studies

Treatment

Medical Therapy | Surgery | Prevention | Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy | Future or Investigational Therapies

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  2. ^ Rom, WN, Weiden, M, Garcia, R, et al. Acute eosinophilic pneumonia in a New York City firefighter exposed to World Trade Center dust. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2002; 166:797. PMID 12231487
  3. ^ Weller, PF. Parasitic pneumonias. In: Respiratory infections: Diagnosis and management, 3rd ed, Pennington, JE (Ed), Raven Press, New York, 1994, p. 695.
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  6. ^ Cottin, V, Frognier, R, Monnot, H, et al. Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia after radiation therapy for breast cancer. Eur Respir J 2004; 23:9
  7. ^ Carrington CB, Addington WW, Goff AM, et al. Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia. N Engl J Med 1969;280:788 -798 PMID 5773637
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  9. ^ Allen, JN, Pacht, ER, Gadek, JE, et al. Acute eosinophilic pneumonia as a reversible cause of noninfectious respiratory failure. N Engl J Med 1989; 321:569.



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