Eosinophilic lung disease - chronic


Pt was admitted to respiratory ward. (FEV1: 0.58, 27% - FVC: 0.8L, 35% - DLCO: 8.4, 39%)
Treated with regular Albuterol Nebs and physiotherapy.
Atypical serology was negative.
Sputum M.C.S was negative
Oral steroids (Pred started at 50mg and weaned to 25mg)
The patient had pulse IV Methylpred for consecutive three days before discharge.
Pt was commenced on Azathiprine 50mg which she will be maintained on for a period of time with steroids.
Bone scan was performed which confirmed osteoporosis