Loeffler’S Syndrome

Parasitic infections, particularly Ascaris lumbricoides may be the cause. However, an identifiable cause can not be found in up to one third of patients.

The Löffler’s syndrome, a form dereosinophilen pulmonary disease, by the absence or only Mild severity of respiratory symptoms (usually dry cough), volatile migratory pulmonary shading and peripheral eosinophilia is characterized. Parasitic infections, particularly Ascaris lumbricoides may be the cause. However, an identifiable cause can not be found in up to one third of patients. The disease usually heals within a month. Treatment is symptomatic, and consists of the administration of corticosteroids.

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