Pulmonary eosinophilia in pulmonary tuberculosis

Vijayan, V K and Reetha, A M and Jawahar, M S and Sankaran, K and Prabhakar, R (1992) Pulmonary eosinophilia in pulmonary tuberculosis. Chest, 101 (6). pp. 1708-1709. ISSN Print: 0012-3692; Online: 1931-3543

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Three radiologically and bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis patients had eosinophilic pneumonia, as demonstrated by BAL. In two patients, pulmonary eosinophilia was present only at the site of the lesion and the third had eosinophilia in both peripheral blood and lung. There was complete elimination of the eosinophilic inflammatory process in two patients who had successfully completed antituberculosis treatment.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Tuberculosis > Clinical Research
Divisions: Clinical Research
Depositing User: Dr. Rathinasabapati R
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2013 10:27
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2016 07:30
URI: http://eprints.nirt.res.in/id/eprint/333

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