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1. Easily stained by eosin or other acid dyes. Used of a cell or cell structure.
2. Of or relating to eosinophils.


(ˌi əˌsɪn əˈfɪl ɪk)

also e•o•si•noph•i•lous

(-sɪˈnɒf ə ləs)


having an affinity for eosin and other acid dyes; acidophilic.
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Adj.1.eosinophilic - of or relating to eosinophil


a. eosinófilo-a, que tiene afinidad con o por la eosina.
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For patients who present acutely, potential diagnoses include pulmonary edema, acute interstitial pneumonitis or adult respiratory distress syndrome, diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH), infection, radiation pneumonitis, and eosinophilic pneumonia (1).
Eosinophils Interstitial: smoking and eosinophilic pneumonia Intra-alveolar: eosinophilic pneumonia, infections 5.
8) Additional conditions such as acute eosinophilic pneumonia and constrictive bronchiolitis are described in case series from which epidemiologic associations cannot be directly estimated.
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The FDA is warning physicians and patients that the intravenous antibiotic daptomycin has been associated with an increased risk of eosinophilic pneumonia.
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Akira et al compared thorax high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) findings of 38 patients with diffuse BAC to the findings of patients with tuberculosis, multiple pulmonary metastases, and eosinophilic pneumonia [10].
4) A small comparison group of patients with biopsyproven Wegener's granulomatosis, bronchioloalveolar carcinoma, eosinophilic pneumonia, or Churg-Strauss syndrome failed to show any similar CT findings of a ring or crescent pattern.
Consider the diagnosis of eosinophilic pneumonia if patients develop progressive dyspnea and hypoxemia.
Just as sarcoid rarely involves the gut, Crohn disease also rarely involves the lungs and is mostly linked to treatment with sulfasalazine and mesalamine, manifesting as either eosinophilic pneumonia or alveolar fibrosis.
While there have been no reports of soldiers in Iraq being exposed to biological or chemical agents or toxic industrial chemicals, there were 19 reported cases of eosinophilic pneumonia, said Winkenwerder.
Eosinophilic Pneumonia: VIVITROL patients should be warned of the risk of eosinophilic pneumonia, and advised to seek medical attention should they develop symptoms of pneumonia.