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Related to eosinophilic lung disease: Pulmonary eosinophilia


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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In the diagnosis of hypersensitivity pneumonia (HP) and eosinophilic lung disease (ELD), the success rate of TBB pathology for obtaining specific findings was 46% and 60%, respectively.
The text opens with an historical overview, followed by physiological and radiological features of common ILDs, such as idiopathic interstitial pneumonia, non-specific interstitial pneumonitis, and sarcoidosis, and uncommon ILDs, such as lymphangioleiomyomatosis, Langerhans cell granulomatosis, drug-induced lung disease, eosinophilic lung disease, alveolar proteinosis, and alveolar michrolithiasis.
infestation Larva migrans syndrome Strongyloides stercoralis infection Associated with systemic disease Churg-Strauss syndrome Hypereosinophilic syndromes Associated with drugs, toxic agents and radiation Associated with miscellaneous lung diseases Asthma and eosinophilic bronchitis Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias Langerhans cell granulomatosis Sarcoidosis Paraneoplastic syndrome Idiopathic eosinophilic lung disease Idiopathic chronic eosinophilic pneumonia Idiopathic acute eosinophilic pneumonia Table 2.

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