Pulmonary reaction to furoxone

@article{Collins1973PulmonaryRT,
  title={Pulmonary reaction to furoxone},
  author={J. Collins and A. L. Thomas},
  journal={Postgraduate Medical Journal},
  year={1973},
  volume={49},
  pages={518 - 520}
}
A patient is reported in whom an acute pulmonary reaction resulted from the ingestion of Furoxone (furazolidine), a member of the nitrofurantoin group of drugs. A positive lymphocyte transformation test to Furoxone was found. This is thought to suggest that Type IV (Gell & Coombs, 1968) thymus dependent hypersensitivity may be implicated in such pulmonary reactions. 
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