chronic eosinophilic pneumonia

(redirected from Carrington disease)

chron·ic e·o·sin·o·phil·ic pneu·mo·ni·a

a disease characterized by night sweats, exertional dyspnea, occasional wheezing, and peripheral eosinophilia. X-rays show peripheral, nonsegmental pulmonary infiltrates that can be nodular with cavitation. Responds to treatment with corticosteroids.
Synonym(s): Carrington disease

chronic eosinophilic pneumonia

A condition characterized by certain clinical and histologic features that overlap those of bronchiolitis obliterans and organizing pneumonia