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Lipoid Pneumonia as a Complication of Lorenzo's Oil Therapy in a Patient With Adrenoleukodystrophy.
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PMID:  24992138     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Lipoid pneumonia (LP) is a rare exogenous condition caused by inhalation or aspiration of lipid material into the lungs. It is often associated with the therapeutic use of different types of oil, and the diagnosis is based on the demonstration of lipid-laden macrophages in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid. We reported the case of a 39-year-old male with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy who developed LP secondary to the use of Lorenzo's oil. To our knowledge, the association between the use of Lorenzo's oil and LP has never been reported in literature.
Authors:
Maria Majori; Alessandro Scarascia; Miriam Anghinolfi; Roberta Pisi; Letizia Gnetti; Angelo Gianni Casalini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of bronchology & interventional pulmonology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1948-8270     ISO Abbreviation:  J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol     Publication Date:  2014 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-07-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101496866     Medline TA:  J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  271-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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