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Hypereosinophilic Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hypereosinophilic Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C15.378.553.231.549
Unique ID
D017681
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017681
Annotation
do not confuse entry term LOEFFLER'S ENDOCARDITIS with LOEFFLER SYNDROME see PULMONARY EOSINOPHILIA
Scope Note
A heterogeneous group of disorders with the common feature of prolonged eosinophilia of unknown cause and associated organ system dysfunction, including the heart, central nervous system, kidneys, lungs, gastrointestinal tract, and skin. There is a massive increase in the number of EOSINOPHILS in the blood, mimicking leukemia, and extensive eosinophilic infiltration of the various organs.
Entry Term(s)
Endocarditis, Loeffler
Endocarditis, Loeffler's
Hypereosinophilic Syndrome, Idiopathic
Idiopathic Hypereosinophilic Syndrome
Leukemia, Eosinophilic
Loeffler Endocarditis
Loeffler's Endocarditis
Previous Indexing
Eosinophilia (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Hypereosinophilic Syndrome Preferred
Leukemia, Eosinophilic Narrower
Loeffler's Endocarditis Narrower
Idiopathic Hypereosinophilic Syndrome Narrower
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