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Persistent Eosinophilia is a Challenging Problem

Nahla AM Hamed*

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000244

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    • Professor of Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt

    Corresponding author: Nahla A M Hamed, Professor of Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, Egypt

Received: July 25, 2017;   Published: August 01, 2017

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Abstract

HE is defined as >1.5 x 109/L eosinophils in the blood on 2 examinations (interval >1 mo) and/or tissue HE defined by: eosinophils percentage in BM section exceeding 20% of all nucleated cells; and/or extensive eosinophilic tissue infiltration by pathologist opinion; and/or presence of marked deposition of eosinophil granule proteins (in the absence or presence of major tissue eosinophils infiltration).

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