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.
Following infection by ingestion or skin penetration, an acute respiratory illness, termed Loffler's syndrome, can develop with associated eosinophilia.
Larvae that penetrate the lungs can cause Loffler's syndrome.