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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 60-62

Peripheral eosinophilia in a case of adenocarcinoma lung: A rare association

1 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Dermatology, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan, India

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Rajendra Takhar
Assistant Professor (Respiratory Medicine), Qtr No 1/4, Medical College Campus, Kota - 324 010, Rajasthan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2320-8775.158859

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Hypereosinophilia is a condition which coexists with a wide variety of allergic, infectious, paraneoplastic, and various systemic illnesses. These disorders may differ in severity varying from self-limiting to life-threatening on the basis of etiology. It is well-known fact that hypereosinophilia can occur in relation with a solid tumor; however, exact numbers of incidence are unknown. We present a case report of peripheral eosinophilia in a case of adenocarcinoma of the lung; a relation which is not frequently described in known literature.

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