pulmonary eosinophilia

(redirected from Loffler syndrome)

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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Migration of larvae into the lungs damages the blood-air barrier (causing hemoptysis) and induces type I hypersensitivity reaction (eosinophilia and Loffler syndrome).
Complications can include secondary bacterial infections, Loffler syndrome, and eosinophilic enteritis (1).