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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Loffler's syndrome associated with Clonorchis sinensis infestation.
Cutaneous larva migrans associated with Loffler's syndrome. Dermatology.
Main differential diagnoses include a foreign body - the lack of history of invasive procedures (Gastroenteral tubes and ventriculoperitoneal shunt) discarded this hypothesis and an ascaris lumbricoides, which causes vomiting, recurrent dyspnoea, dry cough (Loffler's syndrome).