High Eos: Must not forget

Allergic disease may be a camouflage for hyper eosinophilia in select patients. The risk of dissemination of strongyloides or other Helminthic infestations with glucocorticoid therapy is always in the back of our minds. Any patient with high Eos especially during remission of their allergies or ≥1500 eosinophils/microL at any given time should be evaluated properly.

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