Eosinophilic endocarditis

Eosinophilic endocarditis (or Loeffler endocarditis) is one of the cardiac manifestations of idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome. It also considered a form of cardiomyopathy.

Prognosis

It has a variable prognosis but can sometimes be fatal 4.

History and etymology

It is named after Wilhelm Löffler: Swiss physician.

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rID: 37066
System: Cardiac
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Loeffler endocarditis
  • Eosinophillic endocarditis
  • Loeffler's endocarditis
  • Eosinophilic endocarditis

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