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Abstract Title:

Vaping associated lung injury (EVALI) as an organizing pneumonia pattern- A case report.

Abstract Source:

Lung India. 2020 Nov-Dec;37(6):533-535. PMID: 33154217

Abstract Author(s):

Bhavin Jankharia, Sujeet Rajan, Bhoomi Angirish

Article Affiliation:

Bhavin Jankharia

Abstract:

Electronic cigarettes use or vaping is popular but has not been proven to be an innocuous substitute for traditional smoking. Several patterns of vaping-associated lung injuries have been reported. We report a case of a 43-year-old female patient, who presented with productive cough and an organizing pneumonia pattern on computed tomography (CT) scan. Recognizing the various CT scan patterns of vaping-associated lung injury is important to make a diagnosis because the cessation of vaping is an important step in the treatment.

Study Type : Human: Case Report

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