eosinophilia


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e·o·sin·o·phil·i·a

 (ē′ə-sĭn′ə-fĭl′ē-ə)
n.
An increase in the number of eosinophils in the blood.

eosinophilia

(ˌiːəʊˌsɪnəˈfɪlɪə)
n
(Pathology) the presence of abnormally large numbers of eosinophils in the blood, occurring in various diseases and in response to certain drugs

e•o•sin•o•phil•i•a

(ˌi əˌsɪn əˈfɪl i ə, -ˈfil yə)

n.
the presence of an abnormally increased number of eosinophils in the blood.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eosinophilia - a symptom of allergic states; increased eosinophils in the blood
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Translations

e·o·sin·o·phil·i·a

n. eosinofilia, aumento en exceso por unidad de volumen de eosinófilos en la sangre.

eosinophilia

n eosinofilia
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Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (AHE) has an unknown pathogenesis but is considered a reactive phenomenon, possibly in response to or in association with an underlying vascular malformation.
Concerned about the possibility that this was a quetiapine-induced eosinophilia, we reduced the dosage of quetiapine from 200 mg/day to 50 mg/day (administered in the evening) while keeping the other treatments unchanged.
USPRwire, Fri Nov 06 2015] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Eosinophilia Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2015" provides an overview of Eosinophilia clinical trials scenario.
Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE), sometimes called epithelioid hemangioma, is a benign vascular tumor.
Travelers returning to the US from nations in Southeast Asia and Latin America with high incidence rates of gnathostomiais and histories of consuming raw or marinated fish are at the greatest risks of contracting gnathostomiasis and manifesting the classic triad of intermittent, pruritic migratory swellings and peripheral eosinophilia within months to years.
The aim of the planned Phase 2a study is to assess the effect of OC459 in patients with severe asthma who have persistent airway eosinophilia despite treatment with high doses of inhaled corticosteroids.
Cystoscopy was conducted to assess for suspected eosinophilia and eosiphiluria.
Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia (CEP) is a disease with unknown etiology characterized by peripheral blood eosinophilia and abnormal eosinophil accumulation in the lungs.
They cover classification, diagnostic procedures, pathologic features, cognitive dysfunction, the immune response, chromosomally integrated HHV-6, treatment, and associations with febrile seizures and status epilepticus, encephalitis, multiple sclerosis, mesial temporal lobe epilepsy, exanthema subitum and related skin diseases, autoimmune disease, drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome/drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms, solid organ transplantation, hematopoietic cell transplantation, cardiovascular diseases and cardiomyopathies, lymphohematopoietic diseases, and cancer.
Primary eosinophilic gastroenteritis is defined as a disorder that primarily affects gastrointestinal with eosinophilic inflammation in the absence of known causes for eosinophilia including drug reaction, parasitic infections and malignancy.
Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS): A complex interaction of drugs, viruses and the immune system.
Not all inoculated volunteers develop dermic lesions but digestive symptoms tend to coincide with marked egg excretion and eosinophilia (Carrol and Grove, 1984a).
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