A simple observation by an expert
Eosinophilia was the topic of the day in office. Remembering a conference where Dr Gleich quoted his recent publication.
“A simple clinical test, namely inspection of the nail beds for evidence of splinter haemorrhages can alert the clinician to ongoing embolization. Any patient with marked eosinophilia who satisfies the criteria for HES, and splinter nail bed haemorrhages should be considered a medical emergency and aggressively treated.”
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