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P Gallipoli, M Leach
Journal Issue: 
Volume 37: Issue 3: 2007




We describe the case of a 58-year-old man who presented with a four-week history of general malaise, sweats, weight loss and dyspnoea together with pulmonary  infiltrates  on  CXR  and  a  peripheral  blood  eosinophilia.   A  clinical diagnosis of CEP was made.  He was treated with oral steroids with rapid clinical
improvement together with resolution of X-ray changes and blood eosinophilia. The clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, radiology, treatment and prognosis of CEP are discussed.