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CASE REPORT
Respiratory failure caused by lipoid pneumonia from vaping e-cigarettes
  1. Darsana Viswam1,
  2. Simon Trotter2,
  3. P Sherwood Burge1,
  4. Gareth I Walters1
  1. 1Respiratory Medicine, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK
  2. 2Department of Pathology, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Darsana Viswam, darsana.viswam{at}heartofengland.nhs.uk

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  • Contributors GW is the responsible consultant for the patient and was involved in the management of the patient all throughout and also provided guidance in preparing the article and also revising and editing the article as per BMJ format. ST and SB are members of the ILD (Interstitial Lung Disease) board and contributed significantly in crucial decision-making to reach a diagnosis. ST is a lung histopathologist who confirmed the diagnosis after considering the history of exposure. All the authors have read the article and suggested necessary amendments.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors GW is the responsible consultant for the patient and was involved in the management of the patient all throughout and also provided guidance in preparing the article and also revising and editing the article as per BMJ format. ST and SB are members of the ILD (Interstitial Lung Disease) board and contributed significantly in crucial decision-making to reach a diagnosis. ST is a lung histopathologist who confirmed the diagnosis after considering the history of exposure. All the authors have read the article and suggested necessary amendments.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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