Pulmonary eosinophilic conundrums

Rokhsara Rafii, Nicholas Kenyon, Samuel Louie

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Pulmonary eosinophilic syndromes include a heterogeneous group of disorders. They have in common the presence of eosinophils in the airways and/or lung parenchyma. They may manifest peripheral eosinophilia and symptoms vary depending on what additional organs may be involved. The following cases -highlight pulmonary eosinophilic syndromes as conundrums and emphasize a systematic approach to this heterogeneous group of disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationChallenging Cases in Pulmonology
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781441970985, 1441970975, 9781441970978
StatePublished - Nov 1 2013



  • Acute eosinophilic pneumonia
  • Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia
  • Loeffler's syndrome
  • Pulmonary eosinophilic syndromes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Rafii, R., Kenyon, N., & Louie, S. (2013). Pulmonary eosinophilic conundrums. In Challenging Cases in Pulmonology (pp. 45-62). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-7098-5_4