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Journal of Bronchology:
doi: 10.1097/LBR.0b013e318158fd2e
Case Reports

Bronchial Pigmentation as a Manifestation of Amiodarone Pulmonary Toxicity

Lincoln, Matthew J. DO*; Zanders, Thomas B. DO; Morris, Michael J. MD

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Abstract

Numerous well-recognized manifestations of amiodarone pulmonary toxicity have been described since the advent of this medication for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. The typical presentation is a subacute infiltrative lung illness with bilateral infiltrates that develops within several years of treatment onset. We describe a previously unrecognized complication of long-term amiodarone use, characterized by cough and black airway pigmentation that resolved with discontinuation of amiodarone.

© 2007 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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