Acute Fibrinous and Organising Pneumonia in Whipple’s disease

https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2008.382

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  • P.A. Canessa | pieraldo.canessa@asl5.liguria.it UO Pneumologia - Ospedale S. Bartolomeo, Sarzana (SP), Italy.
  • L. Pratticò UO Pneumologia - Ospedale S. Bartolomeo, Sarzana (SP), Italy.
  • M. Sivori UO Pneumologia - Ospedale S. Bartolomeo, Sarzana (SP), Italy.
  • P. Magistrelli UO Chirurgia generale - Ospedale S. Andrea, La Spezia, Italy.
  • F. Fedeli Anatomia Patologica - Ospedale S. Andrea, La Spezia, Italy.
  • A. Cavazza UO Anatomia Patologica - Arcispedale S. Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy.
  • G. Calcina UO Chirurgia generale - Ospedale S. Andrea, La Spezia, Italy.

Abstract

We report a case of acute fibrinous and organising pneumonia in Whipple’s disease with lung improvement after antibiotic therapy. In our knowledge this is the first report of Whipple’s disease with acute fibrinous and organising pneumonia.

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Published
2016-01-26
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Keywords:
Acute fibrinous and organising pneumonia, Whipple’s disease, Acute lung injury, Diffuse alveolar damage
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Canessa, P.A., L. Pratticò, M. Sivori, P. Magistrelli, F. Fedeli, A. Cavazza, and G. Calcina. 2016. “Acute Fibrinous and Organising Pneumonia in Whipple’s Disease”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 69 (4). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2008.382.