Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Pulmonary Eosinophilia Evaluation

The evaluation of eosinophilic pneumonia begins with a history and physical exam.

Physical findings in someone with eosinophilic pneumonia may include:

Tests that may be used to evaluate eosinophilic pneumonia include:

Less commonly used tests for eosinophilic pneumonia include:

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Pulmonary Eosinophilia References
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