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eosinophilia

[‚e·ə‚sin·ə′fil·ē·ə]
(medicine)
A greater than average number of circulating eosinophils. Also known as acidophilia; oxyphilia.
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Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (AHE) was first described in 1969 by Wells and Whimster.
Reports suggest that eosinophilia induced by antipsychotic medication usually occurs between 7 and 42 days after starting the medicine, with the average time of onset being 21 days after starting the medication.
The differential diagnosis includes Masson vegetant or papillary endothelial hyperplasia (a reactive endothelial proliferation associated with organizing thrombus/clot); Kimura disease (lymph node disorder, most often in Asian men, who have peripheral serum eosinophilia, reactive lymphoid follicles, follicular lysis, eosinophilic microabscesses, polykaryocytes, and IgE deposition); and angiosarcoma (freely anastomosing vessels, atypical endothelial cells, increased mitoses, necrosis).
7) The main clinical and diagnostic imaging features of ocular gnathostomiasis are also described in Table 1 and are rarely accompanied by eosinophilia.
Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia (CEP) was first described in 1969 in a patient with a history of rhinitis and asthma with dyspnoea fever peripheral eosinophilia and broncho-alveolar lavage (BAL) eosinophils.
Thickening of the muscle layers narrowed the intestinal lumen, causing intestinal obstruction, and serosal involvement produced ascites without peripheral eosinophilia.
Sindrome de DRESS (Drug Rash with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms) por sulfonamidas.
This fortuitous finding should stimulate gastroenterologists, parasitologists and medical technicians to perform detailed evaluations of fecal samples in cases with digestive complaints, leukocytosis and eosinophilia.
As most EC biopsy specimens show transmural eosinophilic infiltration and peripheral eosinophilia has been reported in several cases, allergy is hypothesized to be a putative initiator for EC.
Aspiration biopsy of the enlarged lymph node revealed reactive lymphadenitis with marked eosinophilia.
Helminth infections are the most commonly identified cause of eosinophilia and the clues to diagnosis lie in eliciting a proper exposure history correlated with a compatible clinical presentation.
9]/L) and eosinophilia ranging from 14% to 36% were frequent findings in her blood count.

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