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Eosinophilic Lung Disease Induced by Bicalutamide : A Case Report and Review of the Medical Literature

Philip W. Wong; Nicholas Macris; Larry DiFabrizio; Nathan S. Seriff
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From the Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York


1998 by the American College of Chest Physicians


Chest. 1998;113(2):548-550. doi:10.1378/chest.113.2.548
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Abstract

A 69-year-old man with advanced prostate cancer was receiving antiandrogen therapy (bicalutamide [Casodex]). He developed dyspnea, peripheral eosinophilia and bilateral pulmonary interstitial infiltrates. Transbronchial biopsy confirmed pulmonary eosinophilia. Withdrawal of bicalutamide and initiation of steroid therapy resulted in clinical improvement.


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