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.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s