A Rare Cause of Hypereosinophilia in Childhood: Fascioliasis

Mahmut Doğru
Serap Özmen
Tayfur Giniş
İlknur Bostancı

Abstract

Hypereosinophilia is a rare clinical entity. Infections, especially parasitic infections, cause hypereosinophilia. Fascioliasis is a rare cause of eosinophilia. In this article, we presented a case diagnosed with fascioliasis that admitted complaints of abdominal pain and rash on face, and eosinophilia were determined. Parasitic infections should be considered in patients with hypereosinophilia and a detailed examination should be done.

Keywords

Child, hypereosinophilia, Fasciola hepatica
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