XIX.g

BAL: Atypical epithelial cells

This is not a specific finding, as this has been found in patients with alveolar hemorrhage, ventilator-associated pneumonia, Pneumocystis pneumonia, extrinsic allergic alveolitis/hypersensitivity pneumonitis, radiation lung injury and in drug-induced pulmonary disorders (PMID 15296340)

Last update : 16/12/2014
 

Causative drugs

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