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Eosinophilia



Eosinophilia
Classification & external resources
ICD-10 D72.1
ICD-9 288.3
DiseasesDB 4328
eMedicine med/685 

Eosinophilia is the state of having a high concentration of eosinophils (eosinophil granulocytes) in the blood. The normal concentration is between 0 and 0.5 x 109 eosinophils per litre of blood. Eosinophilia can be reactive (roughly, allergic) or non reactive.

  • Diagnostic procedure and investigations for blood eosinophilia

Additional recommended knowledge

Diseases that feature eosinophilia:

The release of interleukin 5 by T cells, mast cells and macrophages stimulates the production of eosinophils.

See also

 
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