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Exogenous lipoid pneumonia - a report of four cases

Anna Krychniak-Soszka, Katarzyna Lewandowska, Wojciech Skorupa, Małgorzata Bartosiewicz, Renata Langfort, Iwona Bestry, Jan Kuś
Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2005;73(3-4):182-188.

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Vol 73, No 3-4 (2005)
ORIGINAL PAPERS
Published online: 2008-02-18
Submitted: 2013-02-22

Abstract

Exogenous lipoid pneumonia (ELP) is a rare interstitial pulmonary disease caused by aspiration of the oily material. It is known to mimic many pulmonary diseases and causes many diagnostic difficulties.Wepresentfour patients with ELP. The clinical picture was very heterogenous. We described these cases to show that the use of the mineral oils may increase the risk of lipoid pnemonia.
Pneumonol. Alergol. Pol. 2005, 73, 182-188.

Abstract

Exogenous lipoid pneumonia (ELP) is a rare interstitial pulmonary disease caused by aspiration of the oily material. It is known to mimic many pulmonary diseases and causes many diagnostic difficulties.Wepresentfour patients with ELP. The clinical picture was very heterogenous. We described these cases to show that the use of the mineral oils may increase the risk of lipoid pnemonia.
Pneumonol. Alergol. Pol. 2005, 73, 182-188.
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Keywords

exogenous lipoid pnemonia; aspiration; lipid - ladden macrophages

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Title

Exogenous lipoid pneumonia - a report of four cases

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 73, No 3-4 (2005)

Pages

182-188

Published online

2008-02-18

Bibliographic record

Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2005;73(3-4):182-188.

Keywords

exogenous lipoid pnemonia
aspiration
lipid - ladden macrophages

Authors

Anna Krychniak-Soszka
Katarzyna Lewandowska
Wojciech Skorupa
Małgorzata Bartosiewicz
Renata Langfort
Iwona Bestry
Jan Kuś

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