Clinico-epidemiological features of pulmonary histiocytosis X.

  title={Clinico-epidemiological features of pulmonary histiocytosis X.},
  author={Ryu Watanabe and Kunihiro Tatsumi and Satoshi Hashimoto and Akiko Tamakoshi and Takayuki Kuriyama},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  volume={40 10},
OBJECTIVE To define the clinico-epidemiological features of pulmonary histiocytosis X in Japan. METHODS A nationwide survey was carried out in 1997 using two questionnaires. RESULTS The first questionnaire, which attempted to determine the number of patients during 1996, revealed that the number of patients treated at hospitals with 200 or more beds… CONTINUE READING