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eosinophilic disorders

Tuesday 23 November 2004

Types

- systemic eosinophilic disorders

  • eosinophilic vasculitis
    • Churg-Strauss syndrome
  • eosinophilic proliferations (hypereosinophilic syndromes)
    • idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome
    • eosinophilic leukemias
      • chronic eosinophilic leukemia

- localized eosinophilic disorders

  • eosinophilic cutaneous disorders
  • eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders
  • eosinophilic pulmonary disorders

Localization

- blood: hypereosinophilias
- eosinophilic cutaneous disorders
- eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders
- eosinophilic pulmonary disorders

See also

- IL5 (IL-5)
- eosinophils and tissue remodeling
- eosinophils in fibrosis
- eosinophils and repair
- eosinophils and apoptosis

References

- Kay AB. The role of eosinophils in the pathogenesis of asthma. Trends Mol Med. 2005 Apr;11(4):148-52. PMID: 15823751