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DOID DOID:5870
Name eosinophilic pneumonia
Definition A pneumonia in which certain type of white blood cell called an eosinophil accumulates in the lung. These cells cause disruption of the normal air spaces (alveoli) where oxygen is extracted from the atmosphere. It is caused by certain medications or environmental triggers, parasitic infections, and cancer. The most common symptoms include cough, fever, difficulty breathing, and sweating at night.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eosinophilic_pneumonia
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GARD:107

ICD10CM:J82

MESH:D011657

MTHICD9_2006:518.3

NCI:C35150

SNOMEDCT_US_2018_03_01:91053000

UMLS_CUI:C1527407

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Pneumonia, eosinophilic [EXACT]

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