[Acute respiratory insufficiency in parasitic eosinophilic pneumonia].

Abstract

We report a case of bilateral eosinophilic pneumonia in a 33 year old man. This case developed rapidly into acute respiratory failure and required artificial ventilation. Intravenous corticosteroid therapy produced a rapid improvement in the clinical picture. There was hyper-eosinophilia in both the blood and the alveoli which leads to a search for a… (More)

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