A combination of predispositions and exposures as responsible for acute eosinophilic pneumonia

@inproceedings{Amiconi2014ACO,
  title={A combination of predispositions and exposures as responsible for acute eosinophilic pneumonia},
  author={Simona Amiconi and Bertrand Hirl},
  booktitle={Multidisciplinary respiratory medicine},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Acute eosinophilic pneumonia (AEP) is a rare febrile illness which is characterized by respiratory failure and often requires mechanical ventilation. The causes and sequence of events of this disease at a biochemical and histological level remain largely unknown. In this article we report the exceptional case, possibly unique, of a patient who developed AEP and three pneumothoraces within less than one month during her hospitalization. CASE PRESENTATION A 39-year-old German woman… CONTINUE READING