David Hotchkin

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Non-Chemotherapy-Related Drug-Induced Lung Injury

What every physician needs to know: Drug induced lung injury is not uncommon and the association of potential drug induced lung injury is described with increasing frequency for medications previously assumed not to be associated with such injury. The patient with non-chemotherapy drug induced lung injury presents with protean manifestations from mild to severe. The…

Radiation-Induced Lung Injury

What every physician needs to know: Radiation-induced lung injury, including radiation pneumonitis and radiation fibrosis, is common among patients who have received radiation therapy, and it is the most common treatment-limiting toxicity among patients who receive thoracic radiation. The clinical presentation is typically cough, low-grade fever, with or without dyspnea, and radiographic changes that demonstrate…

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