Table of ContentsDefinition / general
Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Drug induced pneumonitis. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/lungnontumordruginduced.html. Accessed May 15th, 2021.
Definition / general
- Hundred of drugs are associated with lung injury, including pulmonary edema, pulmonary hemorrhage, airway disease, pleural changes and vascular changes
- Bleomycin and amiodarone (5% - 15% of patients) causes pneumonitis and fibrosis
- Methotrexate, nitrofurantoin causes hypersensitivity pneumonitis