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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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Abdominal pain and eosinophilia in suburban goat keepers--trichostrongylosis.
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).
ACG Clinical Guideline: Evidence Based Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Esophageal Eosinophilia and Eosinophilic Esophagitis.
These two conditions are histologically described as lymphoid infiltration, vascular proliferation, and tissue eosinophilia.
9]/L for more than 6 months and other causes of reactive eosinophilia have been excluded through histopathological evaluation and imaging studies for internal organ involvement.
Eosinophilia in peripheral blood is often seen in individuals with allergy, parasitic infection, eosinophilic leukaemia and hypereosinophilic syndrome (1-4).
Eosinophilia is frequently observed in a subgroup of patients with RA who exhibit extraarticular disease manifestations like subcutaneous nodules, vasculitis, pleural/pericardial involvement, or pulmonary fibrosis.
This report describes a 37 year old Caucasian female for whom TTP represented the presenting manifestation of HES (myeloid neoplasm with eosinophilia and abnormalities of PDGFRA; WHO2008).
Correct characterization of eosinophilia is critical because treatment is dependent on the underlying etiology.
2) Exclusion of reactive eosinophilia must be ruled out for diagnosis.
Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) or angiitis is an uncommon disorder, characterized mainly by asthma, allergic rhinitis, eosinophilia and systemic vasculitis.
The results should also help scientists find out what makes some people susceptible to the reaction, which is known as Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, or DRESS, and affects around one in 8,000 people who take the common medicines.

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