PULMONARY INFILTRATES WITH EOSINOPHILIA
- Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
- called eosinophilic pneumonias
- Characterized by eosinophilic infiltrates in lungs and Increased eosinophilic count in peripheral blood.
- Characterized by eosinophilic lung infiltrates, with or without peripheral blood eosinophilia
- Chronic or prolonged pulmonary eosinophilia
- Churg-Strauss syndrome (polyarteritis nodosa) or allergic angiitis: A rare necrotizing small-vessel vasculitis associated with eosinophil-rich granulomatous inflammation of tissues and vessels
- Classified as acute (AEP) or chronic (CEP), and can be either idiopathic or secondary to other causes
- Drug-induced pulmonary eosinophilia
- Hypereosinophilic syndrome
- Loeffler’s syndrome is a transient, reversible syndrome of migratory pulmonary infiltrates and eosinophilia of unknown cause .
- There are several immunologically mediated lungdiseases with eosinophilia.
- Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia
Etiology PULMONARY INFILTRATES WITH EOSINOPHILIA
Initial Lab Tests
Differential Diagnosis PULMONARY INFILTRATES WITH EOSINOPHILIA