Eosinophilic endomyocardial disease | definition of eosinophilic endomyocardial disease by Medical dictionary
eosinophilic endomyocardial disease
e·o·sin·o·phil·ic en·do·my·o·car·di·al dis·ease
a restrictive cardiomyopathy associated with hyperproduction of eosinophils and their cardiac infiltration, clinically characterized by diastolic and later systolic ventricular failure. Sometimes associated with Churg-Strauss syndrome or eosinophilic pericarditis.
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Eosinophilic Endomyocardial Disease
. Eosinophilic infiltration of the heart may be caused by a heterogeneous group of disorders, referred to as hypereosinophilic syndromes (HES) and is an uncommon cause of restrictive cardiomyopathy.
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging of eosinophilic endomyocardial disease
. Int J Cardiol.