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a symptom of allergic states

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The pathogenesis of tropical pulmonary eosinophilia is rampant Type I, III and IV hypersensitivity reactions to filarial antigens.
A diagnosis of tropical pulmonary eosinophilia was made, and he was treated with diethylcarbamazine (DEC) 2 mg/kg/dose three times a day for three weeks.
Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia (TPE) is an interstitial lung disease that results from an exaggerated immune response to filarial parasites Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia malayi (1).
7) Filariasis consists of spectrum of clinical presentations ranging from asymptomatic microfilaremia, acute lymphadenitis, chronic lymphadenitis, edema of limbs and genitalia & tropical pulmonary eosinophilia.
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