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Philippe Camus, M.D.
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Drug and radiation history
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Clinical, imaging, BAL, pathological pattern consistent with the specific drug
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Remission of symptoms with removal of drug
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A man with interstitial pneumonia due to propylthiouracil.
Prevalence of serum anti-myeloperoxidase antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (MPO-ANCA) in patients with Graves' disease treated with propylthiouracil and thiamazole.
Frequency of appearance of myeloperoxidase-antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (MPO-ANCA) in Graves' disease patients treated with propylthiouracil and the relationship between MPO-ANCA and clinical manifestations.