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Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome

Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome: Introduction

Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome: A rare blood disorder where the bone marrow produces too many eosinophils over a long period of time which can cause organ or tissue damage. The disorder can affect and part of the body but most often affects the skin, heart and nervous system. The increased eosinophil production continues for a long period of time (at least 6 months) and there is no apparent cause. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome

Treatments for Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome

  • Glucocorticoid monotherapy; alternative therapy - mepolizumab, cyclosporine A, IFN-a, extracorporeal photochemotherapy
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Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome

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Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions more »

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed. Women with more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition can be fatal. more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack, whereas there are various less more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The " more »

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some of more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of more »

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Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome

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Prognosis for Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome

Prognosis for Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome: the severity of the condition is variable and some untreated cases can cause death in a short period of time

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Definitions of Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome as a "rare disease".
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