*Male infertility due to congenital bilateral absence of vas deferens, chronic or recurrent pancreatitis, allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, isolated bronchiectasis, diffuse panbronchiolitis
, neonatal hypertrypsinoginaemia, severe recurrent sinusitis or nasal polyposis, sclerosing cholangitis.)
Infections and immune conditions associated with HLA-A11 expression havebeen investigated; these include familial otosclerosis, pulmonary tuberculosis, leprosy, cytomegalovirus infection with epilepsy, osteosarcoma, antidepressant-induced hepatitis, steroid-responsive nephrotic syndrome, and diffuse panbronchiolitis
. (19-26) It has been proposed that immunologic responses are initiated under certain conditions by general or unique HLA determinants in susceptible All carriers.
Pathologic manifestations of bronchiolitis, constrictive bronchiolitis, cryptogenic organizing pneumonia, and diffuse panbronchiolitis
. Clin Chest Med 1993;14:611-22.
Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in patients with diffuse panbronchiolitis
(5) There is also a single report describing diffuse panbronchiolitis
with symptoms that preceded those of UC, and improvement in the respiratory disease after colectomy.
(10-12) In particular, there are several reports of increased serum CA 19-9 in several benign lung diseases including diffuse panbronchiolitis
, emphysema, fibrosis, and bronchiectasis.
An example of EM used as an anti-inflammation drug has been demonstrated previously in Japan, where EM was successful in treating diffuse panbronchiolitis
(DPB), a noninfectious inflammatory lung disease of unknown cause .
Hara, "A case of diffuse panbronchiolitis
effectively treated with low-dose macrolide antibiotics and leukotriene D4/E4 receptor antagonist," Respiratory Medicine, vol.
Elevated concentrations of defensins in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in diffuse panbronchiolitis
. Eur Respir J 1998;11: 104-11.
The signs and symptoms of COPD often overlap other diseases, such as asthma, congestive heart failure, bronchiectasis, tuberculosis, obliterative bronchiolitis, and diffuse panbronchiolitis
. (4) Chest radiography is not helpful in the differential diagnosis, because changes in COPD, and more so in asthma, do not usually occur until these diseases are very severe.
(42) Recurrence of the primary disease has been described with many conditions, including sarcoidosis, lymphangioleiomyomatosis, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, talc granulomatosis, diffuse panbronchiolitis
, and alveolar proteinosis.
Azithromycin therapy for patients with intractable diffuse panbronchiolitis
. The Japanese journal of antibiotics 2003; 56(A): 12-14.