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All the following diseases are associated with severe peripheral blood eosinophilia except: (AIIMS Nov 2011)

A Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA).

B Löffler’s syndrome.

C Pulmonary eosinophilic granuloma.

D Churg-Strauss syndrome.

Ans. C

Pulmonary eosinophilic granuloma.

Pulmonary infiltrates with eosinophilia: (PIE, eosinophilic pneumonias).

Constituted by distinct individual syndromes characterized by eosinophilic pulmonary infiltrates and peripheral blood eosinophilia.

These include (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Table 255.2 Pg- 2120)

Etiology known


1). Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis

2). Parasitic infestations

3). Drug reactions

4). Eosinophilia myalgia syndrome

1). Loeffler's syndrome

2). Acute eosinophilic pneumonia

3). Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia

4). Allergic granulomatosis of Churg & Strauss Hypereosinophilic syndrome

Extra Edge: Pulmonary eosinophilic granuloma is not a cause of peripheral eosinophilia.