Aetiology of tropical eosinophilia

Webb, J.K.G. (1961) Aetiology of tropical eosinophilia. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 8 (3). pp. 95-98.

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The pathological changes in the lung, liver and lymph-nodes of typical cases of tropical pulmonary eosinophilia are described.Microfilariae have been demonstrated in the centre of nodules in each of these tissues, suggesting that direct invasion by these organisms is the cause of the lesion in this disease.

EPrint Type:Article
Additional Information:Paper presented at the XVII All India Tuberculosis Chest Diseases Workers Conference held at Cuttack in Jan. 1961.
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tropical Eosinophilia, Aetiology, Clinico-pathological investigation, Lung-Lesions, Liver Lesions, Lymph-node Lesions,
Subjects:Investigative Techniques > Epidemiologic Methods > Data Collection > Vital Statistics > Morbidity > Incidence
Parasitic Diseases > Helminthiasis > Nematode Infections
Investigative Techniques > Microscopy
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Coin Lesion, Pulmonary
Investigative Techniques > Clinical Laboratory Techniques
Digestive System > Liver
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Pulmonary Eosinophilia
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:907
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:29 November 2005

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