loeffler's pneumonia

loeffler's pneumonia

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  • Loeffler's syndrome — Loef·fler s syndrome lef lərz n a mild pneumonitis marked by transitory pulmonary infiltration and eosinophilia and usu. considered to be basically an allergic reaction called also Loeffler s pneumonia Löf·fler lœf lər Wilhelm (1887 1972) Swiss… …   Medical dictionary

  • loeffler's syndrome — ˈleflə(r)z noun also loeffler s pneumonia Usage: usually capitalized L Etymology: after Wilhelm Löffler b1887 Swiss physician : a mild pneumonitis marked by transitory pulmonary infiltration and eosinophilia and usually considered to be basically …   Useful english dictionary

  • pneumonia — Inflammation of the lung parenchyma characterized by consolidation of the affected part, the alveolar air spaces being filled with exudate, inflammatory cells, and fibrin. Most cases are due to infection by bacteria or viruses, a few to …   Medical dictionary

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  • Löffler's syndrome — or Loeffler s syndrome is a disease in which a certain type of white blood cell called an eosinophil accumulates in the lung in response to a parasitic infection. It was first described in 1932 by Wilhelm Löffler [Löffler, W. Zur Differential… …   Wikipedia

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