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Vol 72, No 3-4 (2004)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2008-02-18
Submitted: 2013-02-22
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Exogenous lipoid pneumonia

Anna Soczek
Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2004;72(3-4):124-127.

open access

Vol 72, No 3-4 (2004)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2008-02-18
Submitted: 2013-02-22

Abstract

Two cases of exogenous lipoid pneumonia are presented. The 22 years old woman was admitted to hospital because of reccurent dyspnea, cough, fever and chest pain, are changes on chest x-ray. Bronchoscopy, chest CT scan, respiratory functional test and laboratory tests were performed but the diagnosis was not established. Just before thoracoscopy patient revealed frequent intentonally chocing with oil. The second patient 39 years old man was admitted because of dyspnea, cough, fever and chest pain, which appeared after accidentally chocing with oil. In both cases the diagnosis was confirmed with special stainig of bronchial discharge specimen.

Abstract

Two cases of exogenous lipoid pneumonia are presented. The 22 years old woman was admitted to hospital because of reccurent dyspnea, cough, fever and chest pain, are changes on chest x-ray. Bronchoscopy, chest CT scan, respiratory functional test and laboratory tests were performed but the diagnosis was not established. Just before thoracoscopy patient revealed frequent intentonally chocing with oil. The second patient 39 years old man was admitted because of dyspnea, cough, fever and chest pain, which appeared after accidentally chocing with oil. In both cases the diagnosis was confirmed with special stainig of bronchial discharge specimen.
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Keywords

Lipoid pneumonia; lipid-containing macrophages; aspiration

About this article
Title

Exogenous lipoid pneumonia

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 72, No 3-4 (2004)

Pages

124-127

Published online

2008-02-18

Bibliographic record

Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2004;72(3-4):124-127.

Keywords

Lipoid pneumonia
lipid-containing macrophages
aspiration

Authors

Anna Soczek

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