pulmonary eosinophilia


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Related to pulmonary eosinophilia: tropical pulmonary eosinophilia, Pulmonary Infiltrates with Eosinophilia

pul·mo·nar·y e·o·sin·o·phil·i·a

(pul'mŏ-nār-ēē'ō-sin'ō-fil'ē-ă)
Eosinophilic pulmonary infiltrates, often associated with parasitic migration; also associated with reactions to some antibiotics, to L-tryptophan, or to crack cocaine.
Synonym(s): Löffler syndrome.
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Interestingly, a significant rise in serum C3 levels in pulmonary eosinophilia associated with worm infestation has also been reported and similar explanation for the rise in C3 level in these patients was provided (15).
We found the serum levels of C3d in our patients with TPE not to be significantly different from those of the patients of pulmonary eosinophilia associated with worm infestation or the normal controls.
The pulmonary eosinophilias are a diverse class of conditions that may also lead to elevated AEC.

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