Sauropus androgynus


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Sauropus androgynus

(saw'rō-pŭs an-droj'ĕ-nŭs),
an Asian shrub the leaves of which are sometimes eaten cooked, but when used uncooked as an unproved appetite suppressant, causes bronchiolitis fibrosa obliterans.

Sauropus androgynus,

n part used: extract; uses: reduce body weight; precautions: can cause bronchiolitis obliterans. Also called
chekkurmanis.
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Drug composition and preparation: Grate root of Sauropus androgynus, stem of Sauropus androgynus, root of Clausena wallichii Olive.
The following is a nonexhaustive review of the pathology of some of the small airways diseases, specifically cellular bronchiolitis, including follicular bronchiolitis and diffuse panbronchiolitis; granulomatous bronchiolitis; tobacco smoke-associated small airways bronchiolitic diseases, hypersensitivity pneumonitis; organizing pneumonia; constrictive bronchiolitis; mineral dust exposure and various other exposure-associated bronchiolitic diseases; and 4 recently described bronchiolitic disorders, bronchiolitic disease due to ingestion of Sauropus androgynus, airway-centered interstitial fibrosis, idiopathic bronchiolocentric interstitial pneumonia, and bronchiolitis interstitial pneumonitis.
Outbreak of bronchiolitis obliterans associated with consumption of Sauropus androgynus in Taiwan.
Outbreak of obstructive ventilatory impairment associated with consumption of Sauropus androgynus vegetable.
Constrictive bronchiolitis obliterans in Sauropus androgynus poisoning.
Association of Sauropus androgynus and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome: a hospital-based case-control study.
Lung injury related to consuming Sauropus androgynus vegetable.
Correlation of high-resolution CT and pulmonary function in bronchiolitis obliterans: a study based on 24 patients associated with consumption of Sauropus androgynus.
Segmental necrosis of small bronchi after prolonged intakes of Sauropus androgynus in Taiwan.
Lung transplantation in Sauropus androgynus consumption patients in Taiwan.
The effect of large-dose prednisolone on patients with obstructive lung disease associated with consuming Sauropus androgynus.
Ubi kayu Euphorbiaceae Manihot esculenta Crantz Cangkok manis Euphorbiaceae Sauropus androgynus (L.