1,247 Possible Causes for Löffler Syndrome in USA

  • Cutaneous Larva Migrans

    However, Löffler syndrome is one of the complications that could rarely happen, which involves signs of peripheral blood esinophilia, patchy migratory pulmonary infiltrates … However, one of its complications is Löffler syndrome, which is also a self-limited pulmonary reaction, characterized by eosinophilia and patchy pulmonary infiltrates. … Cutaneous larva migrans usually resolves within a few weeks, and has excellent prognosis with a very rare risk of developing other complications, such as Löffler syndrome.[1]

  • Strongyloidiasis

    On acquiring the infection, there may be respiratory symptoms (Löffler's syndrome). … Pulmonary symptoms (including Löffler's syndrome) can occur during pulmonary migration of the filariform larvae. … Finally, the hyperinfection syndrome causes symptoms in many organ systems, including the central nervous system.[2]

  • Hookworm Infection
    Löffler Syndrome

    As nematodes migrate to the lungs, cough, wheezing and exertion dyspnea appear; if symptoms are severe and accompanied by pleurisy, hemoptysis, and low fever, Löffler syndrome … Some patients may have pica and ingest dirt, which puts them at further risk for infection and Wakana syndrome, characterized by and pharyngeal itching, hoarseness, nausea … [3]

  • Strongyloides Stercoralis
    Löffler Syndrome

    If the parasite reaches the lungs, the chest may feel as if it is burning, and wheezing and coughing may result, along with pneumonia-like symptoms (Löffler's syndrome). … This hyperinfective syndrome can have a mortality rate close to 90% if disseminated. … However, in immunocompromised individuals, it can cause a hyperinfective syndrome (also called disseminated strongyloidiasis) due to the reproductive capacity of the parasite … [4]

  • Löffler Syndrome
  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome
    Löffler Syndrome

    DermNet systemic/hypereosinophilic Hypereosinophilic Syndrome research in UK Hypereosinophilic Syndrome on patient.info Hypereosinophilic Syndrome on eMedicine Hypereosinophilic … Syndrome (HES) on American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Hypereosinophilic syndrome on Mayo Clinic … Hypereosinophilic syndrome is fatal in patients who are not treated or properly monitored.[5] [6]

  • Pulmonary Edema
    Löffler Syndrome

    Acute respiratory distress syndrome Injury to the lung may also cause pulmonary edema through injury to the vasculature and parenchyma of the lung. … Arteriovenous malformation Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome High altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) Envenomation, such as with the venom of Atrax robustus Flash pulmonary edema … The acute lung injury-acute respiratory distress syndrome (ALI-ARDS) covers many of these causes, but they may include: Inhalation of hot or toxic gases Pulmonary contusion … [7] [8]

  • Crack Lung
    Löffler Syndrome
  • Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis
    Löffler Syndrome

    Extrinsic allergic alveolotis (EAA), also known as hypersensitivity pneumonitis, results from the inhalation of an antigen in previously sensitized patients. Extrinsic allergic alveolitis presents with a variety of systemic and respiratory symptoms irrespective of the inciting antigen. The symptoms tend to occur about 4…[9]

  • Gnathostomiasis
    Löffler Syndrome

    Gnathostomiasis (also known as larva migrans profundus) is the human infection caused by the nematode (roundworm) Gnathostoma spinigerum and/or Gnathostoma hispidum, which infects vertebrates. The following are commonly used terms when referring to gnathostomiasis Gnathostoma Larva migrans profundus Nodular…[10]

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  1. Cutaneous Larva Migrans, Symptoma
  2. Strongyloidiasis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Hookworm Infection, Symptoma
  4. Strongyloides stercoralis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  5. Hypereosinophilic Syndrome, Symptoma
  6. Hypereosinophilic syndrome, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  7. Pulmonary Edema, Symptoma
  8. Pulmonary edema, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  9. Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis, Symptoma
  10. Gnathostomiasis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0