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