The Etiology and Pathology of Eosinophilic Lung (Tropical Eosinophilia)

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  • Departments of Medicine, Parasitology and Pathology, University of Singapore, Department of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana


The finding of microfilariae in lung tissue from patients with eosinophilic lung is reported and the histopathological appearances are described.

Author Notes

Present address: Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia.

Present address: Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, N.I.A.I.D., National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.