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Thalidomide induced interstitial pneumonitis

Thalidomide-induced pneumonitis is a rare from of drug-induced lung disease. It could be suspected in patients who develop dyspnea, cough, and fever after taking thalidomide, without a definite cause, with chest radiographs +/- CT shows supportive findings. Many publications suggest this is reversible.

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rID: 73674
System: Chest
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Thalidomide-induced pneumonitis
  • Thalidomide induced reversible interstitial pneumonitis

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