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Title
Excessive eosinophilia as paraneoplastic syndrome in a patient with non-small-cell lung carcinoma : a case report and review of the literature
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Abstract
Hypereosinophilia is a phenomenon which is associated with a broad variety of allergic, infectious, paraneoplastic and systemic diseases. Depending on the aetiology, these disorders differ in severity from self-limiting to life-threatening. Although it is well known that hypereosinophilia can occur in association with a solid tumour, exact numbers of incidence are lacking. We describe a patient with respiratory insufficiency and an elevated level of eosinophils in the peripheral blood. A diagnostic work-up revealed the presence of a disseminated non-small-cell carcinoma of the lung; an association not frequently described.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Acta clinica Belgica. - Leuven, 1946 - 1997
Publication
Ghent : Acta clinica belgica, 2011
ISSN
0001-5512
Volume/pages
66:4(2011), p. 293-297
ISI
000295022700008
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UAntwerpen
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