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Gerontology & Geriatrics Studies

Loeffler Syndrome: Uncommon or Poorly Diagnosed?

Submission: February 17, 2021;Published: March 24, 2021

DOI: 10.31031/GGS.2021.06.000648

ISSN 2578-0093
Volume 6 Issue 5


Loeffler’s syndrome, simple pulmonary eosinophilia, is defined by the presence of peripheral blood eosinophilia associated with pulmonary infiltrates. About a quarter of the patients have symptoms of idiopathic origin, although parasitic infections are the commonest etiologic cause. The clinic shows nonspecific signs and symptoms, characterizing as a diagnostic challenge. This study reports a case of Loeffer’s syndrome with parasitosis etiology and favorable outcome.

Keywords:Eosinophilia; Loeffler’s syndrome; Parasitosis

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