Refresher Courses: Chest

Eosinophilic lung diseases (ELDs)

5 min
Chairperson's introduction
15 min
Clinico-pathologic classification
15 min
Eosinophilic lung diseases of known cause
1. To list the causes of secondary pulmonary eosinophilic lunch diseases.
2. To compare and to contrast the CT findings of the commonest secondary eosinophilic lung diseases, in particular: allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA), bronchocentric granulomatosis, and eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA).
3. To reflect on the differential radiologic diagnosis for eosinophilic lung diseases.
15 min
Eosinophilic lung diseases of unknow cause
1. To classify eosinophilic lung diseases of unknow cause.
2. To identify situations causing acute eosinophilic pneumonia.
3. To diagnose chronic eosinophilic pneumonia.
10 min
Panel discussion: The spectrum of eosinophilic lung diseases