Loeffler's syndrome


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Loeffler's syndrome

[′lef·lərz ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
Extensive infiltration of the lung by eosinophils, and eosinophilia of the peripheral circulation. Also known as eosinophilic pneumonitis.
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Complications include cellulitis, abscess formation, and Loeffler's syndrome (patchy lung infiltrate and eosinophilia).