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Path: Cholesterol crystal embolism

Cholesterol crystals can also be found in neutrophils in TRALI cases

Last update : 05/09/2013
 

Causative drugs

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Hemotherapy (transfusion/infusion of whole blood, red cells, platelets, or blood products)

I.l I - Interstitial/parenchymal lung disease
I.l - Diffuse alveolar damage (DAD) (see alsoo under IIb and XVf)
I.y I - Interstitial/parenchymal lung disease
I.y - Progression, acceleration or exacerbation of preexisting ILD/fibrosis
II.a II - Pulmonary edema - ARDS - Acute respiratory failure
II.a - Pulmonary edema, noncardiogenic (NCPE)
II.b II - Pulmonary edema - ARDS - Acute respiratory failure
II.b - ARDS
II.e II - Pulmonary edema - ARDS - Acute respiratory failure
II.e - Transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI or -ARDS)
II.f II - Pulmonary edema - ARDS - Acute respiratory failure
II.f - Hypoxemia, low saturation (may occur in isolation)
II.h II - Pulmonary edema - ARDS - Acute respiratory failure
II.h - Overload pulmonary edema (including TACO)
III.a III - Pulmonary hemorrhage
III.a - Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH)
VI.a VI - Pulmonary vasculopathy
VI.a - Pulmonary embolism - Venous thromboembolism
VI.i VI - Pulmonary vasculopathy
VI.i - Acute pulmonary hypertension
VI.n VI - Pulmonary vasculopathy
VI.n - Crystal pulmonary embolism
VIII.a VIII - Upper, central, large airway involvement
VIII.a - Angioedema (may cause UAO & asphyxia)
X.f X - Systemic conditions, syndromes and reactions
X.f - Anaphylaxis
XI.d XI - Miscellaneous
XI.d - Metabolic acidosis (incl. lactic-). May cause dyspnea
XI.n XI - Miscellaneous
XI.n - Neutropenia, agranulocytosis (w/wo infection/sepsis)
XII.j XII - Cardiovascular involvement / toxicity
XII.j - Myocardial stunning
XII.n XII - Cardiovascular involvement / toxicity
XII.n - Hypotension, shock, cardiovascular collapse
XV.g XV - Pulmonary pathology
XV.g - Path: Alveolar hemorrhage (see also IIIa)
XV.w XV - Pulmonary pathology
XV.w - Path: Pulmonary edema (see also II/IIa)
XV.aj XV - Pulmonary pathology
XV.aj - Path: Cholesterol crystal embolism
XV.at XV - Pulmonary pathology
XV.at - Path: Pulmonary capillary granulocyte sequestration
XVI.d XVI - Imaging
XVI.d - Imaging: Alveolar opacities with a batwing or butterfly distribution
XVII.ad XVII - Infections & related conditions
XVII.ad - Systemic infection (transmitted)
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