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518 Possible Causes for Pulmonary Eosinophilia

  • Filariasis

    Filarial lung involvement occurs in the form of Tropical Pulmonary Eosinophilia with pulmonary infiltrates and peripheral eosinophilia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with tropical pulmonary eosinophilia have a marked IgE response in addition to elevated eosinophilia.[microbeonline.com] Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia with bronchospasm, fever, and pulmonary infiltrates is another manifestation of infection.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Ascariasis

    Disease Simple pulmonary eosinophilia Simple pulmonary eosinophilia is inflammation of the lungs from an increase in eosinophils, a type of white blood cell.[scripps.org] For a discussion of the pulmonary appearances of ascariasis please refer to simple pulmonary eosinophilia .[radiopaedia.org] 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[streetdirectory.com]

  • Visceral Larva Migrans

    Dirofilaria, visceral larva migrans, and tropical pulmonary eosinophilia. Semin Respir Infect . 1997 Jun. 12(2):138-48. [Medline] . Despommier D.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

    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.[nejm.org] .: Corticosteroid treatment and prognosis in pulmonary eosinophilia . Thorax 1989, 44: 925–929. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 38.[link.springer.com] Corticosteroid treatment and prognosis in pulmonary eosinophilia. Thorax 1989 ;44: 925 - 929 13. Riley DJ, Mackenzie JW, Uhlman WE, Edelman NH.[nejm.org]

  • Nitrofurantoin

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

  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

    pulmonary eosinophilia due to aspergillosis ( B44.- ) pulmonary eosinophilia due to drugs ( J70.2- J70.4 ) pulmonary eosinophilia due to specified parasitic infection ( B50[icd10data.com] Eosinophilic pulmonary syndromes consist of a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by the presence of peripheral blood eosinophilia and/or eosinophilic-related pulmonary[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient also developed massive pulmonary embolism, which can be caused by chronic eosinophilia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gnathostomiasis

    After ivermectin therapy, he re-presented with respiratory symptoms, peripheral eosinophilia and transient pulmonary infiltrates; the classic triad of Löffler's syndrome associated[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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).[the-medical-dictionary.com] 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[the-medical-dictionary.com]

  • Penicillin G

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

  • Asthma

    He had eosinophilia, sinusitis on CT, and abnormal results on pulmonary-function tests, including an elevated fraction of exhaled nitric oxide.[nejm.org]

  • Chronic Berylliosis

    eosinophilia pulmonary fibrosis pulmonary sarcoidosis radiographic abnormalities radiographic appearances radiological renal respiratory tract result rheumatoid disease rheumatoid[books.google.com] […] opacities pathogenesis Pathology patients peripheral plaques pleural effusion pneumoconiosis polyarteritis nodosa present prognosis progressive massive fibrosis protein pulmonary[books.google.com]

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