Eosinophilic granuloma of lung

Eosinophilic granuloma of lung 

Eosinophilic granuloma of the lung is a type of lung disease that is characterized by the accumulation of eosinophilic inflammatory cells in the lung tissue. This condition can cause significant damage to the lung tissue, leading to a decline in lung function and symptoms such as coughing and wheezing.


The causes of eosinophilic granuloma of the lung include:

  • Allergic reactions, such as asthma or atopic dermatitis
  • Parasitic infections, such as strongyloidiasis
  • Certain medications, such as penicillin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Idiopathic eosinophilic granuloma, where the cause is unknown


The common symptoms of Eosinophilic granuloma of lung are:

  • slight cough
  • chest discomfort
  • dyspnea


The diagnosis of eosinophilic granuloma of the lung involves:

  • Physical examination and medical history review
  • Chest X-ray or CT scan
  • Bronchoscopy with biopsy of lung tissue
  • Blood tests to evaluate for eosinophilia and other indicators of allergy or infection

General Rating Formula for Interstitial Lung Disease (diagnostic codes 6825 through 6833): 

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