Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2017 Dec 5. Epub 2017 Dec 5.
Mayo Clinic Minnesota, 4352, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, United States ;
Acute eosinophilic pneumonia is an uncommon acute respiratory illness of varying severity that includes presentation as acute respiratory distress syndrome with fatal outcome. Acute eosinophilic pneumonia may be idiopathic but identifiable causes include smoking and other inhalational exposures, medications and infections. The pathogenesis of acute eosinophilic pneumonia is poorly understood but likely varies depending on the underlying cause. Read More