Loeffler's syndrome


Loef·​fler's syndrome ˈlef-lərz- How to pronounce Loeffler's syndrome (audio)
: a mild pneumonitis that is marked by eosinophilia and transitory pulmonary infiltrates and usually occurs as an allergic reaction to drugs or parasitic infection

called also Loeffler's pneumonia

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“Loeffler's syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Loeffler%27s%20syndrome. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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