Case Report
Volume 11 Issue 6 - 2022
Carrington’s Disease: A Case Report
Oussama Fikri*, Salma Aitbatahar and Lamyae Amro
Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie, Université Cadi Ayyad, Service de Pneumologie, Hôpital ARRAZI, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Mohamed VI, Marrakech, Morocco
*Corresponding Author: Oussama Fikri, Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie, Université Cadi Ayyad, Service de Pneumologie, Hôpital ARRAZI, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Mohamed VI, Marrakech, Morocco.
Received: June 20, 2022; Published: June 24, 2022


Chronic Idiopathic Eosinophilic Chronic Pneumopathy (EICP) or Carrington’s disease is a chronic inflammatory lung disease, rare, the diagnosis is made in front of the association of predominantly peripheral pulmonary opacities and circulating and/or alveolar eosinophilia, of chronic evolution, with no obvious cause. The clinical picture is progressive, disabling, consisting of dyspnea, cough, chest pain and altered general condition. The time between symptoms and diagnosis is on average more than 3 - 4 months. Corticosteroid therapy allows a rapid regression of symptoms and radiological images. New research may lead to a therapeutic alternative to corticosteroids in the future. We report here the case of a patient with ECDL. We will then present the diagnostic approach, as well as the treatment of this pathology.

Keywords: Carrington’s Disease; Circulating and/or Alveolar Eosinophilia; Corticosteroid Therapy


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Citation: Oussama Fikri., et al. “Carrington’s Disease: A Case Report”. EC Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine 11.6 (2022): 22-26.

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