Differential Diagnosis of Pulmonary Eosinophilia
Infection:
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Differential Diagnosis of Pulmonary Eosinophilia

Infection:

 • Helminthic: Loffler syndrome (Ascaris, hookworm, Strongyloides), Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia (lymphatic filariasis), Paragonimiasis

 • Fungal: Invasive (esp. coccidioidomycosis), Allergic (ABPA, ABPM)

Medications and Toxins:

 • Antimicrobials: Daptomycin, Nitrofurantoin, Sulfonamides, Ampicillin, Minocycline

 • Toxins: Crack cocaine, Heroin, Marijuana, Tobacco, Scorpion sting

Others:

 • Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA, Churg-Strauss)

 • Idiopathic: Acute chronic pulmonary eosinophilia, Hypereosinophilic syndrome, Neoplasms



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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