Case Report| Volume 19, ISSUE 3, PB5, March 2018

Asymptomatic Persistent Eosinophilia in Elderly Female

      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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