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Table 4 IAEP patient characteristics at diagnosis

From: Idiopathic eosinophilic pneumonia in children: the French experience

Patient Clinical presentation Biology Imagery
  Sex Age at diagnosis (years) Delay to diagnosis (days) Atopic history Active smoking Passive smoking Chronic exposure Acute exposure Initial blood Eo count/mm3 Maximal blood Eo count/mm3 Total IgE kU/L Lymphocyte phenotype ANA BALF cellularity (cells/mm3) BALF Eo
%
BALF lympho cytes % BALF neutrophils % BALF macro phages % Chest X-rays CT scan
1 M 15.9 4 Yes Yes Yes Dog, budgerigars Cannabis 200 3100 nd nd _ 350,000 38 16 18 28 AO, IO AO, GGO, IST, BVT, PE
2 F 13.4 6 Yes Yes Yes Dog, cat No nd 680 54 Normal _ 70,000 26 11 33 30 AO,IO,PE AO, PE
3 M 14.1 21 No No Yes No Teargas, vironet 7800 8500 20.2 nd _ 1,200,000 78 7 7 8 AO, IO nd
  1. Footnote: F: female, M: male, nd: not determined, Eo: eosinophils, ANA: antinuclear antibodies, BALF: broncho-alveolar lavage fluid, AO: alveolar opacities, IO: interstitial opacities, PE: pleural effusion, GGO: ground-glass opacities, IST: interlobular septal thickening, BVT: peribronchiovascular thickening, in bold: diagnostic criteria.