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513 Possible Causes for Pulmonary Eosinophilia

  • Drug-induced Fever

    Simple pulmonary eosinophilia is known as L?[] Ethambutol-induced pulmonary infiltrates with eosinophilia and skin involvement. Eur Respir J 1995;8:866-8. [ PUBMED ] 10.[] Minocycline-induced syndrome of pulmonary eosinophilia is characterised by pulmonary infiltrates on the chest roentgenogram, chest symptoms such as dyspnoea, and eosinophilia[]

  • Filariasis

    Patients with tropical pulmonary eosinophilia have a marked IgE response in addition to elevated eosinophilia.[] Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia with bronchospasm, fever, and pulmonary infiltrates is another manifestation of infection.[] Tropical (filarial) eosinophilia : It is also known as Weingartner's syndrome, eosinophilic lung, and tropical pulmonary eosinophilia (TPE ).[]

  • Visceral Larva Migrans

    Airway hyperreactivity, extreme eosinophilia, and pulmonary physiologic impairment are the characteristic features.[] Dirofilaria, visceral larva migrans, and tropical pulmonary eosinophilia. Semin Respir Infect . 1997 Jun. 12(2):138-48. [Medline] . Despommier D.[] Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia (TPE) is the result of immunologic hyperresponsiveness to the human filarial antigen and eosinophils play a crucial role in its pathogenesis[]

  • Ascariasis

    For a discussion of the pulmonary appearances of ascariasis please refer to simple pulmonary eosinophilia .[] Short stature Pulmonary eosinophilia Symptoms There may be possibility that people who have ascariasis do not develop symptoms,But transfer of larvae via the lungs can lead[] This report highlights the importance of considering parasitic infection in patients presenting with eosinophilia and pulmonary symptoms also in Austria.[]

  • Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

    […] lavage revealed septate hyphae with 45 degrees branching subsequently identified as A fumigatus and pulmonary eosinophilia.[] Asthmatic pulmonary eosinophilia: a review of 65 cases. Br J Dis Chest 1977 ;71: 115 - 122 12. Capewell S, Chapman BJ, Alexander F, Greening AP, Crompton GK.[] A 7-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis who had mild pulmonary disease and well-controlled asthma developed pulmonary infiltrates, increased wheezing, and decreased pulmonary[]

  • Asthma

    It is primarily associated with respiratory conditions such as asthma and sinusitis as well as eosinophilia, neuropathy, pulmonary infiltrates, and vasculitis.[] He had eosinophilia, sinusitis on CT, and abnormal results on pulmonary-function tests, including an elevated fraction of exhaled nitric oxide.[] He had eosinophilia, and electroneuromyography demonstrated sensorimotor polyneuropathy.[]

  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

    pulmonary eosinophilia due to drugs ( J70.2- J70.4 ) pulmonary eosinophilia due to specified parasitic infection ( B50 - B83 ) pulmonary eosinophilia due to systemic connective[] Eosinophilic pulmonary syndromes consist of a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by the presence of peripheral blood eosinophilia and/or eosinophilic-related pulmonary[] The patient also developed massive pulmonary embolism, which can be caused by chronic eosinophilia.[]

  • Nitrofurantoin

    […] reactions include fever, chills, cough, chest pain, dyspnoea, pulmonary infiltration, and eosinophilia 1 .[] In subacute pulmonary reactions, fever and eosinophilia occur less often than in the acute form.[] Drug Rash With Eosinophilia And Systemic Symptoms (DRESS syndrome), cutaneous vasculitis, Renal and urinary disorders Not known Yellow or brown discolouration of urine General[]

  • Penicillin G

    Other symptoms include pallor, cyanosis, wheezing, collapse, frothy sputum, pulmonary edema and death.[] It may also cause eosinophilia, joint pain, angioneurotic edema, erythema multiforme, prolongation of bleeding time, defective platelet function, glossitis, angular and aphthous[]

  • Gnathostomiasis

    The eosinophilic pleural and pulmonary response may be elicited by the larvae of helminths carried hematogenously into lungs and pleura in an aberrant fashion (3).[] Although reported as a potential cause in reference books (3), a Medline search (key words: gnathostomiasis and eosinophilia and pleural effusion or pleuritis or lung) disclosed[]

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