Cephalosporin-induced interstitial pneumonitis

Chest. 1984 Jul;86(1):138-40. doi: 10.1378/chest.86.1.138.


This report describes a patient who developed dyspnea and bilateral pulmonary infiltrates following exposure to cephradine. The role of cephradine was substantiated by rechallenge.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Cephalosporins / adverse effects*
  • Cephradine / adverse effects*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis / chemically induced*


  • Cephalosporins
  • Cephradine