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Table 6 Data from the literature on pediatric ICEP

From: Idiopathic eosinophilic pneumonia in children: the French experience

Year First Author Journal Sex Age at diagnosis (years) Asthma history Fever Blood Eo count/mm3 BALF Histology Total length treatment (months) Relapse Chest X-rays CT scan
1975 Rao M Chest M 1 No Yes Elevated No Yes 12 No AO, Ad nd
1992 Naughton M Chest F 15 Yes No 3200 nd No 9 Multiple AO nd
1993 O’ Sullivan BP J Pediatr M 14.9 Yes Yes 3350 No Yes nd nd AO AO, BBO
2000 Oermann C J Pediatr F 16.1 No No 4030 No Yes nd No AO, IO nd
2003 Wubbel C Chest F 6-10 nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd
2003 Wubbel C Chest F 6-10 nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd
2003 Wubbel C Chest M 11-16 Yes Yes 9504 Yes Yes nd nd nd AO
2003 Wubbel C Chest M 11-16 nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd nd
2005 Tanir G TuberkToraks M 4 Yes nd 2626 Yes Yes nd nd nd AO, GGO
2010 Cakir E Pediatr Pulmonol F 7 Yes No 2205 Yes No 6 No nd AO, GGO
  1. Footnote: F: female, M: male, nd: not determined, Eo: eosinophils, BALF: broncho-alveolar lavage fluid, AO: alveolar opacity, IO: interstitial opacities, Ad: adenopathy, BBO: basal band of opacities, GGO: ground-glass opacities.