A Rare Cause of Hypereosinophilia in Childhood: Fascioliasis

Authors

  • Mahmut Doğru
  • Serap Özmen
  • Tayfur Giniş
  • İlknur Bostancı

Keywords:

Child, hypereosinophilia, Fasciola hepatica

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.

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Published

2013-12-15

How to Cite

1.
Doğru M, Özmen S, Giniş T, Bostancı İlknur. A Rare Cause of Hypereosinophilia in Childhood: Fascioliasis. AAI [Internet]. 2013 Dec. 15 [cited 2022 Jan. 24];11(3):193-6. Available from: https://aai.org.tr/index.php/aai/article/view/152

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Case Reports