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PIE syndromePulmonary infiltrates with eosinophilia A condition characterized by intense, nonspecific Sx accompanied by chronic relapsing fever, cough and SOB, associated with chronic eosinophilic pneumonia
Simple PIE Löffler syndrome Transient pulmonary infiltrates fever, dyspnea, eosinophilia of peripheral blood
Tropical eosinophilia Associated with microfilarial parasites–eg, Ascaris lumbricoides and Toxocara canis
Secondary chronic pulmonary eosinophilia Associated with allergic bronchopneumonia related to aspergillosis, bronchocentric granulomatosis, allergic angiitis and granulomatosis–Churg-Strauss syndrome, drugs–nitrofurantoin, sulfonamide, and infections–parasitic, fungal, and bacterial
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