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492 Possible Causes for Pulmonary 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.[] Chronic pulmonary disorders in lymphatic endemic villages in Tanga region and Tanga town, Tanzania: Is tropical pulmonary eosinophilia an underlying cause?[]

  • Ascariasis

    Disease Simple pulmonary eosinophilia Simple pulmonary eosinophilia is inflammation of the lungs from an increase in eosinophils, a type of white blood cell.[] 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[]

  • Visceral Larva Migrans

    Dirofilaria, visceral larva migrans, and tropical pulmonary eosinophilia. Semin Respir Infect . 1997 Jun. 12(2):138-48. [Medline] . Despommier D.[] […] disease eosinophilia Evaluation Labs eosinophiolia Diagnosis biopsies are not effective PCR ELISA 78% sensitivity and a 90% specificity serology antibodies to Toxocara Treatment[] Pathophysiology migrate through the intestinal wall travel within the bloodstream cause inflammation and damage in various organs Presentation Present with fever hepatomegaly wheezing pulmonary[]

  • 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.[] .: Corticosteroid treatment and prognosis in pulmonary eosinophilia . Thorax 1989, 44: 925–929. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 38.[] It is characterized by pulmonary infiltrates, EOSINOPHILIA, elevated serum IMMUNOGLOBULIN E, and skin reactivity to Aspergillus antigen.[]

  • Churg-Strauss Syndrome

    eosinophilia Churg-Strauss syndrome Statistics from montelukast pulmonary eosinophilia Churg-Strauss syndrome Churg-Strauss syndrome is a rare form of eosinophilic[] Eosinophilia and pulmonary infiltrates may also be seen in drug reactions, hypereosinophilic syndrome, and occasionally in fungal and tuberculous infections ( 27 ).[] There has also been a case of pulmonary eosinophilia associated with montelukast in which there was no association with corticosteroid withdrawal. 5 However, there has been[]

  • Nitrofurantoin

    In subacute pulmonary reactions, fever and eosinophilia occur less often than in the acute form.[] Fever, rash, acute hypersensitivity pneumonitis (accompanied by fever and eosinophilia), and chronic progressive pulmonary interstitial fibrosis may occur.[] […] 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[]

  • 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[] ; resolves spontaneously; may progress to L-HES Overlap HES: restricted eosinophilia to a single organ (GI, pulmonary, cardiac, vascular) Other clinical situations with HE[] There was no cutaneous, cardiac, renal, or pulmonary involvement.[]

  • 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

    After ivermectin therapy, he re-presented with respiratory symptoms, peripheral eosinophilia and transient pulmonary infiltrates; the classic triad of Löffler's syndrome associated[] 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[]

  • Asthma

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

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