Eosinophilia, Fever, Hepatosplenomegaly and Wheezing
- Visceral Larva Migrans (Larval Granulomatosis) Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. Lewis, Paul L.; Yadav, Vasant G.; Kern, Jay A. // Clinical Pediatrics;Oct1962, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p19
â€˜Visceral larva migransâ€™ is a syndrome seen in pre-school children with a history of pica, and usually consists of pulmonary infiltrations, eosinophilia, leukocytosis, hyperglobulinemia, and hepatosplenomegaly. There may be respiratory, myocardial, ocular or central nervous system...
- The Hypereosinophilic Syndromes. Hardy, William R.; Anderson, Robert L. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun68, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p1220
Presents case reports on hypereosinophilic syndromes. Physiology and pathophysiology of the eosinophilic leukocyte; Manifestations of the syndrome; Possible cause of hypereosinophilic syndromes.
- Eosinophilic mastitis masquerading as breast carcinoma. Garg, M; Kumar, S; Neogi, S // Journal of Surgical Case Reports;Jun2012, Vol. 2012 Issue 6, p1
We report the sixth case of Eosinophilic Mastitis, presenting similarly enough to be confused with breast carcinoma. A 50 year old lady presented with a six month history of progressively enlarging asymptomatic breast lump, cough and breathlessness. Clinical examination, mammography and axillary...
- Travel-related schistosomiasis, strongyloidiasis, filariasis, and toxocariasis: the risk of infection and the diagnostic relevance of blood eosinophilia. Baaten, Gijs G.; Sonder, Gerard J.; van Gool, Tom; Kint, Joan A.; van den Hoek, Anneke // BMC Infectious Diseases;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p84
Background: This study prospectively assessed the occurrence of clinical and subclinical schistosomiasis, strongyloidiasis, filariasis, and toxocariasis, and the screening value of eosinophilia in adult short-term travelers to helminth-endemic countries. Methods: Visitors of a pre-travel health...
- Favorable Response to High-Dose Interferon-Alpha in Idiopathic Hypereosinophilic Syndrome with Restrictive Cardiomyopathy. Baratta, Luigi; Afeltra, Antonella; Delfino, Massimo; De Castro, Stefano; Giorgino, Flavia; Rossi-Fanelli, Filippo // Angiology;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p465
Discusses the case of a 44-year-old male patient with idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome. Disease background; Clinical signs and symptoms; Favorable response to high-dose interferon-alpha.
- Thoughts on the Complex Relationship Between Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Spechler, Stuart Jon; Genta, Robert M.; Souza, Rhonda F. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun2007, Vol. 102 Issue 6, p1301
Recent data suggest that the interaction between gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and eosinophilic esophagitis can be complex, and that the notion of establishing a clear distinction between the two disorders may be too simplistic. There are at least four situations in which GERD might be...
- A bloody mess: scalp lump misidentified. Lim, Chern Beverly Brenda; Khanduja, Vikas; Chin Aleong, Jo-Anne; Douek, Michael // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Feb2005, Vol. 98 Issue 2, p64
The article presents a case study of an Asian man with an occipital scalp lump, Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE). It is remarkable as a sebaceous cyst in the head and neck region of the patient. During the examination, the lump was excised with an ellipse of skin. Other...
- Orbital Hemangiopericytoma and Solitary Fibrous Tumor: A Morphologic Continuum. Goldsmith, Jeffrey D.; van de Rijn, Matt; Syed, Nasreen // International Journal of Surgical Pathology;Oct2001, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p295
Describes the morphologic continuum of orbital hemangiopericytoma and solitary fibrous tumor. Detection of orbital spindle cell lesions in the ophthalmic pathology; Increase of interstitial eosinophils; Evidence of infaliative growth or tumor necrosis.
- ASCARIASIS. // Zoonoses & Communicable Diseases Common to Man & Animals;2003, Vol. 1-3, p236
The article provides information on topics related to ascariasis. It has been noted that ascariasis is a human disease caused by the parasitic roundworm ascaris lumbricoides. In addition, ascariasis is particularly prevalent in tropical regions and in areas of poor hygiene. Moreover, species of...