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eosinophilia

 [e″o-sin″o-fil´e-ah]
1. the formation and accumulation of an abnormally large number of eosinophils in the blood; see also hypereosinophilia. Called also eosinophilic leukocytosis.
2. the condition of being readily stained with eosin. adj., adj eosinophil´ic.
tropical eosinophilia (tropical pulmonary eosinophilia) a subacute or chronic form of occult filariasis, usually involving Brugia malayi or Wuchereria bancrofti , occurring in the tropics. It is characterized by episodic nocturnal wheezing and coughing, strikingly elevated eosinophilia, and diffuse reticulonodular infiltrations of the lung. Sometimes the lymph nodes and spleen are greatly enlarged.

e·o·sin·o·phil·ic leu·ko·cy·to·sis

a form of relative leukocytosis in which the greatest proportionate increase is in the eosinophils.
Synonym(s): eosinophilia

eosinophilia

/eo·sin·o·phil·ia/ (e″o-sin″o-fil´e-ah) abnormally increased eosinophils in the blood.

e·o·sin·o·phil·i·a

(ē′ə-sĭn′ə-fĭl′ē-ə)
n.
An increase in the number of eosinophils in the blood. Also called eosinophilic leukocytosis.

eosinophilia

[ē′əsin′ōfil′yə]
abnormal increase in blood film eosinophils, accompanying an allergic response or parasitic infestation.

eosinophilia

Eosinophilic leukocytosis Hematology An absolute eosinophil count of > 500/mm3

e·o·sin·o·phil·ic leu·ko·cy·to·sis

(ē'ō-sin-ō-fil'ik lū'kō-sī-tō'sis)
A form of relative leukocytosis in which the greatest proportionate increase is in the eosinophils.
Synonym(s): eosinophilia.

eosinophilia

An increase in the number of EOSINOPHIL cells in the blood or in the lungs (pulmonary eosinophilia). Eosinophilia is characteristic of worm infestation, reactions to certain drugs and allergic conditions.

Eosinophilia

An abnormal increase in the number of a specific type of white blood cell. Eosinophilia is a characteristic of all types of roundworm infections.

eosinophilia (ē´əsin´əfil´ēə),

n an absolute or relative increase in the normal number of eosinophils in the circulating blood. Various limits are given (e.g., absolute eosinophilia if the total number exceeds 500 mm3) and relative if greater than 3% but total less than 500 mm3. It may be associated with skin diseases, infestations, hay fever, asthma, angioneurotic edema, adrenocortical insufficiency, and Hodgkin disease.

eosinophilia

1. the formation and accumulation of an abnormally large number of eosinophils in the blood.
2. the condition of being readily stained with eosin.
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Subcutaneous angioblastic lymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (Kimura's disease).
Subsequently, proliferation of white cells is stimulated by exogenous GM-CSF resulting in leukocytosis as well as eosinophilia (1,7).
Eosinophilia in the bone marrow may be seen with some dermatological or autoimmune diseases, but in these cases, the erythroid, myeloid and megakaryocytic series of bone marrow remain normal and are available in normocellular or hypercellular forms.
Our patient presented with TTP and was found to have a myeloid neoplasm with eosinophilia and PDGFRA rearrangement.
These patients must have no identifiable parasitic, allergic, or other known cause of eosinophilia.
Key words: Churg Strauss syndrome, eosinophilia, vasculitis, cutaneous eruption
Leukocytosis had been reported in patients suffering from schistosomiasis especially in the early stages of the disease [17], while eosinophilia had been reported in patients suffering from acute schistosomiasis [10,19].
Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia (TPE) is an interstitial lung disease that results from an exaggerated immune response to filarial parasites Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia malayi (1).
On the second day, blood was collected for a complete blood cell (CBC) count, and results demonstrated mild eosinophilia, marked monocytosis, and low hematocrit, with 2+ polychromasia and high total solids concentration (Table 1).
Eosinophilia encompasses a wide range of differential diagnoses, including a wealth of non-infectious conditions such as adverse drug effects, allergies, rheumatological disorders (which lead the list of differential diagnoses in affluent, temperate regions of the world that are seemingly largely devoid of helminths), and helminthic infections, particularly with tissue-dwelling parasites.
Kimura's disease: a clinico-pathological study of 21 cases and its distinction from angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia.

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