Chronic bronchiolitis with associated eosinophilic lung disease (eosinophilic bronchiolitis).

@article{Takayanagi2001ChronicBW,
  title={Chronic bronchiolitis with associated eosinophilic lung disease (eosinophilic bronchiolitis).},
  author={Noboru Takayanagi and Minoru Kanazawa and Yoshinori Kawabata and Thomas Vail Colby},
  journal={Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases},
  year={2001},
  volume={68 3},
  pages={319-22}
}
We encountered an adult patient with dyspnea, eosinophilia and bronchiolitis. He was diagnosed as having diffuse panbronchiolitis, and was treated with erythromycin for 3 years, but his symptoms had gradually worsened. Bronchoalveolar lavage showed marked eosinophilia, and video-assisted thoracoscopic lung biopsy revealed chronic bronchiolitis with associated eosinophilic lung disease (eosinophilic bronchiolitis). To our knowledge, no case of eosinophilic bronchiolitis has been reported in the… CONTINUE READING

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