• Balaji o Post graduate , Department of Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical college , Manipal university , Manipal.
  • Bairy kl Professor and chairperson, Department of pharmacology, RAK college of medical sciences, RAK medical and health science university, Ras Al KhaimahUAE.
  • Amita Priya d Post graduate , Department of Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical college , Manipal university , Manipal.
  • Joseph Thomas Professor, Department of Medical oncology, Kasturba Medical college , Manipal university , Manipal.
  • Navin Patil Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Kasturba Medical college , Manipal university , Manipal.




Pneumonia, Interferon, Zidovudine, Adult T-cell leukemia



 Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL) is a rare lymph proliferative disorder of mature CD4 T-cells caused by the human T-lymph tropic type 1 (HTLV 1) of retrovirus family. Combination of zidovudine and interferon Alfa combination is one of most commonly used regimen. Many drugs are implicated in causing interstitial lung disease. Hence, we report a case of interferon Alfa-induced bilateral interstitial pneumonia in a 32-year-old female patient diagnosed with ATLL with HTLV 1 positivity.


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How to Cite

o, B., B. kl, A. Priya d, J. Thomas, and N. Patil. “A FATAL CASE OF BILATERAL INTERSTITIAL PNEUMONIA (BLIP): INTERFERON ALPHA 2 A INDUCED”. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research, vol. 10, no. 10, Oct. 2017, pp. 15-16, doi:10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i10.19131.



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