Lipoid pneumonia: an overview

@article{Hadda2010LipoidPA,
  title={Lipoid pneumonia: an overview},
  author={V. Hadda and G. Khilnani},
  journal={Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={4},
  pages={799 - 807}
}
  • V. Hadda, G. Khilnani
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine
  • Lipoid pneumonia is an uncommon disease caused by the presence of lipid in the alveoli. It is classified into two major groups, depending on whether the lipid/oil in the respiratory tract is from an exogenous (exogenous lipoid pneumonia) or endogenous/idiopathic (endogenous lipoid pneumonia) source. The usual presentation occurs with insidious onset and nonspecific respiratory symptoms such as dyspnea and/or cough. The main radiological findings include airspace consolidations, ground-glass… CONTINUE READING
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