The most common disorders associated with an eosinophilia are infection (especially parasitic), allergy, drugs and hypersensitivity disorders (such as asthma, acute urticaria, and atopic dermatitis); these account for >95% of cases. Less common reactive causes are GVHD, Churg-Strauss syndrome, connective tissue and autoimmune disease. Literature talks less about it, although surgical mesh has been associated with more robust GVD and immune complications. There is a paucity of literature with respect to elderly with such conditions, even though the elders are more likely to have undergone such surgeries and therefore, at risk for such complications.
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