A clinical study on fifteen patients with drug-induced pneumonitis

T. Komiya, T. Matsushima, H. Yoneyama

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Abstract

Fifteen patients with drug-induced pneumonitis compatible with Tamura's criteria were studied retrospectiveiy. The causative drugs were antibiotics, kanpo drugs, β-stimulants and others. Typical clinical and radiographic features were peripheral blood and sputum eosinophilia and intrapulmonary peripheral acinar infiltrates. We suggest that the drug-induced pneumonitis be considered when patients show these findings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)288-293
Number of pages6
JournalJapanese Journal of Chest Diseases
Volume54
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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