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Pulmonary Eosinophilia (Eosinophilic Pneumonia) Summary

Description: A condition characterized by infiltration of the lung with EOSINOPHILS due to inflammation or other disease processes. Major eosinophilic lung diseases are the eosinophilic pneumonias caused by infections, allergens, or toxic agents.

Also Known As: Eosinophilic Pneumonia; Syndrome, Loeffler; Pneumonia, Eosinophilic; Eosinophilias, Pulmonary; Pulmonary Eosinophilias Show All >>

Networked: 723 relevant articles (16 outcomes, 48 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Pulmonary Eosinophilia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Diethylcarbamazine (Hetrazan) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 17 results : FDA 1
  2. Interleukin-5 (Interleukin 5) : 1 outcome 6 studies in 68 results : IBA
  3. Immunoglobulin E (IgE) : 1 outcome 5 studies in 69 results : IBA
  4. Cytokines : 1 outcome 5 studies in 33 results : IBA
  5. Antigens : 1 outcome 3 studies in 59 results : IBA
  6. Collagen : 1 outcome 3 studies in 10 results : IBA
  7. Pulmonary Surfactant-Associated Protein D (Surfactant Protein D) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 6 results : IBA
  8. Interleukin-13 : 1 outcome 1 study in 26 results : IBA
  9. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 1 outcome 1 study in 21 results : IBA
  10. Complement System Proteins (Complement) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Pulmonary Eosinophilia

  1. Asthma (Bronchial Asthma)
  2. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  3. Sarcoidosis (Schaumann Disease)
  4. Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis (Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis)
  5. Vasculitis (Vasculitides)
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Key Therapies for Pulmonary Eosinophilia

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  1. Subcutaneous Injections : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Intranasal Administration : 1 study in 4 results
  3. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation) : 5 results
  4. Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow) : 3 results
  5. X-Ray Film : 3 results
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