11 March 2013

SYNDROM 2 - LOEFFLER'S SYNDROME

SYNDROME 2 - Loeffler's syndrome

Alternative Names : Eosinophilic pneumonia, Acute Eosinophilic Pneumonia, Pulmonary infiltrates with eosinophilia.

Defenition : It is a self limiting enflammation of the lungs with the infiltration of eosinophills in the lungs.

It was first described by Wilhem Loffler in 1932.
 
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