52yoM w/ Hodgkin's lymphoma s/p autologous stem cell transplant with worsening respiratory status and GGOs. C/f ILD exacerbation vs. PCP vs. IPS vs. malignancy
Dr. David Lederer | Morning Report | 07/11/2017
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Posted 07/11/17 09:16:09 AM by Emily Miller
Ground Glass Opacities: lungs are hazy but through which you can see lung structures. Compared to consolidation, where you can't see any lung structures. DDx for GGOs: Fluid, inflammation - infection (Pneumonia) or noninfectious (ILD)
Posted 07/11/17 09:17:06 AM by Emily Miller
Idiopathic Pneumonia Syndrome seen after BEAM consolidation chemo prior to stem cell transplant. Inc reased risk with higher doses of BCNU (Carmustine) or prior mediastinal radiation. Treatment is supportive + Steroids.