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Pneumonitis induced by sulphasalazine.
  1. F. P. Peters,
  2. L. G. Engels,
  3. A. M. Moers
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Maasland Hospital Sittard, Urmond, The Netherlands.


    We describe a 65-year-old woman with eosinophilic pneumonitis induced by sulphasalazine. Laboratory findings revealed peripheral eosinophilia. The chest X-ray showed bilateral infiltrations, which disappeared after sulphasalazine was discontinued.

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