[Case of chronic eosinophilic bronchiolitis associated with bronchial asthma].

  title={[Case of chronic eosinophilic bronchiolitis associated with bronchial asthma].},
  author={Nobuhiko Nagata and Susumu Harada and Kentaro Wakamatsu and Mutsumi Shigyo and Akira Kajiki and Yoshinari Kitahara},
  journal={Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai zasshi = the journal of the Japanese Respiratory Society},
  volume={42 8},
A 62 year-old woman presented with diffuse, centriacinar nodular densities on chest radiography and CT, and an increase of peripheral blood eosinophils, four years after diagnosis of bronchial asthma. Diffuse panbronchiolitis was diagnosed, and was treated with erythromycin for a long period. One year later, she noticed exertional dyspnea, and her chest radiograph showed increased nodular densities. Lung biopsy under video-assisted thoracoscopy was performed, and revealed chronic bronchiolitis… CONTINUE READING


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