1,260 Possible Causes for Pulmonary Eosinophilia

  • Nitrofurantoin

    […] infiltrates coupled with eosinophilia, which is characteristic of Loeffler syndrome. 7 Peripheral blood eosinophilia is found in 83% of acute cases, consistent with a hypersensitivity[consultant360.com] The acute reaction commonly begins with fever, cough and dyspnea; eosinophilia or skin manifestations often follow.[nejm.org] In subacute pulmonary reactions, fever and eosinophilia occur less often than in the acute form.[medicines.org.uk]

  • Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

    Discussion: Eosinophilia is a common finding in hospital medicine.[shmabstracts.com] 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] ; resolves spontaneously; may progress to L-HES Overlap HES: restricted eosinophilia to a single organ (GI, pulmonary, cardiac, vascular) Other clinical situations with HE[unboundmedicine.com]

  • Churg-Strauss Syndrome

    These include asthma, eosinophilia (more than 10%), paranasal sinusitis, pulmonary infiltrates on chest x-ray (may be transient), extravascular eosinophils on biopsy, and[mja.com.au] It frequently occurs in asthmatic patients, and eosinophilia may be present, although not so high as in Churg-Strauss syndrome.[scielo.br] Clinical Manifestations• Often exhibit nonspecific manifestations:Fever,Malaise,Anorexia,and weight loss.• The pulmonary finding similar to the asthmatic attacks withpulmonary[slideshare.net]

  • Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

    Diagnosis Consider a diagnosis of ABPA in an asthmatic patient with any of the following: a typical clinical presentation as described above; unexplained pulmonary infiltrates[asthma.partners.org] Eosinophilia is usually also present.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] ABPA can very rarely progress to CPA (chronic pulmonary aspergillosis).[physio-pedia.com]

  • Gnathostomiasis

    Visceral gnathostomiasis Visceral disease is due to migration of gnathostomiasis larvae within the body Pulmonary symptoms Cough Pleuritic chest pain Haemoptysis Pneumothorax[dermnetnz.org] […] or both, as well as undiagnosed eosinophilia with nonspecific symptoms (1).[the-medical-dictionary.com] Eosinophilia often develops early on due to larval penetration of the gastric or intestinal walls.[web.stanford.edu]

  • Visceral Larva Migrans

    Pathophysiology migrate through the intestinal wall travel within the bloodstream cause inflammation and damage in various organs Presentation Present with fever hepatomegaly wheezing pulmonary[medbullets.com] Although rare case reports have described an illness with mild pulmonary involvement among adults, suggestive of visceral larva migrans (4, 5), severe bronchospasm resulting[annals.org] Discussion VLM was first described by Beaver et al . in a case series of some children who presented with fever, hepatomegaly, pulmonary infiltration and peripheral eosinophilia[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com]

  • Ascariasis

    Complications Bronchopneumonia may be seen during the pulmonary migrational stage, producing fever, cough, dyspnea, wheeze, eosinophilia, and pulmonary infiltrates (Löeffler[unboundmedicine.com] For a discussion of the pulmonary appearances of ascariasis please refer to simple pulmonary eosinophilia .[radiopaedia.org] 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]

  • Filariasis

    There is an IgE-mediated hypesensitivity to microfilariae in tropical pulmonary eosinophilia.[histopathology-india.net] Patients with tropical pulmonary eosinophilia have a marked IgE response in addition to elevated eosinophilia.[microbeonline.com] Main symptoms are “asthmatic” paroxysms and extreme levels of eosinophilia and antifilarial antibodies.[antimicrobe.org]

  • Asthma

    [Pulmonary gammagraphy study in asthmatic children with gastroesophageal reflux]. Rev Alerg Mex . 2008 Nov-Dec. 55(6):229-33. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com] He had eosinophilia, sinusitis on CT, and abnormal results on pulmonary-function tests, including an elevated fraction of exhaled nitric oxide.[nejm.org] In a more severe asthmatic episode, wheezing is also present during inspiration.[emedicine.medscape.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]

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