Thalidomide induced interstitial pneumonitis

Last revised by Craig Hacking on 5 Oct 2022

Thalidomide-induced pneumonitis is a rare form 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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