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Disease Hypereosinophilic Syndrome

Name Hypereosinophilic Syndrome
Synonyms Endocarditis, Loeffler | Endocarditis, Loefflers | Endocarditis, Loeffler's | Eosinophilic Leukemia | Eosinophilic Leukemias | HES | Hypereosinophilic Syndrome, Idiopathic | Hypereosinophilic Syndromes | Hypereosinophilic Syndromes, Idiopathic | Idiopathic Hypereosinophilic Syndrome | Idiopathic Hypereosinophilic Syndromes | Leukemia, Eosinophilic | Leukemias, Eosinophilic | Loeffler Endocarditis | Loeffler's Endocarditis | Loefflers Endocarditis | Syndrome, Hypereosinophilic | Syndrome, Idiopathic Hypereosinophilic | Syndromes, Hypereosinophilic | Syndromes, Idiopathic Hypereosinophilic
Definition A heterogeneous group of disorders with the common feature of prolonged eosinophilia of unknown cause and associated organ system dysfunction, including the heart, central nervous system, kidneys, lungs, gastrointestinal tract, and skin. There is a massive increase in the number of EOSINOPHILS in the blood, mimicking leukemia, and extensive eosinophilic infiltration of the various organs.
Categories Blood disease
MeSH® ID D017681
OMIM® ID 607685

Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesHemic and Lymphatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hematologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Leukocyte Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Eosinophilia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Hypereosinophilic Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

Top ↑ Descendants

Hypereosinophilic Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Pdgfra-Associated Chronic Eosinophilic Leukemia
  Pdgfrb-Associated Chronic Eosinophilic Leukemia
View node Pulmonary Eosinophilia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes