Eosinophils in Allergy & Related Diseases
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Eosinophils in Allergy & Related Diseases Proceedings of a Workshop, Tokyo, June 1996, International Archives of Allergy & Immu (Immunology) by

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Published by S. Karger AG (Switzerland) .
Written in English


  • Haematology,
  • Medical,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Allergies,
  • Diseases,
  • Immunology

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ContributionsSohei Makino (Editor), Takeshi Fukuda (Editor), Takeru Ishikawa (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12930766M
ISBN 103805565801
ISBN 109783805565806

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Written and edited by leaders in the field, Eosinophils in Health and Disease provides immunology researchers and students with a comprehensive overview of current thought and cutting-edge eosinophil research, providing chapters on basic science, disease-specific issues, therapeutics, models for study and areas of emerging importance. Despite an explosion of discovery in this area over the. Eosinophils: Biological Properties and Role in Health and Disease Simon P. Hogan Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USACited by: Eosinophils in allergy and related diseases: proceedings of a workshop, Tokyo, Japan, June , The papers that make up this book were taken from the proceedings of an international workshop, and discuss topics related to eosinophils in allergy and related diseases. Eosinophils in allergy: role in disease, degranulation, and cytokines. Martin LB(1), Kita H, Leiferman KM, Gleich GJ. Author information: (1)Department of Immunology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN , USA. For over years, the eosinophil has been associated with allergic disease. At present, eosinophils appear to be associated pathologically with asthma, atopicdermatitis, allergic rhinitis, eosinophilic Cited by:

Eosinophilia is said to occur when there are greater than eosinophils per microliter, though the exact cutoff varies by laboratory. Eosinophilia can be considered mild, moderate or severe. Usually, less than 5% of the circulating white blood cells in a person are eosinophils. Eosinophil-related pathophysiology can involve virtually every component of skin. Commonly recognized dermatoses associated with eosinophils are arthropod bite and sting reactions and drug eruptions, “bugs and drugs.” Skin involvement is common in eosinophil-related systemic diseases including the hypereosinophilic by: 6. The WAO Committee on Basophil, Eosinophil & Mast Cell Disorders in Allergic Disease also published this article in Biomarkers of the involvement of mast cells, basophils and eosinophils in asthma and allergic diseases Metcalfe DD, Pawankar R, Ackerman SJ, Akin C, Clayton F et al. Eosinophils, a type of white blood cell, fight infections and play a role in allergic reactions. In eosinophilic disorders, too many cells build up.

Get this from a library! Eosinophils in allergy and related diseases: proceedings of a workshop, Tokyo, Japan, J [Sohei Makino;]. Parasitic diseases and allergic reactions to medication are among the more common causes of eosinophilia. Hypereosinophila that causes organ damage is called hypereosinophilic syndrome. This syndrome tends to have an unknown cause or results from certain types of cancer, such as bone marrow or lymph node cancer. Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) results when large numbers of eosinophils, a type of allergy-related white blood cell, gather in the esophagus (the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach). As a result, the lining of the esophagus becomes inflamed, making it difficult for food to go down. IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is a fibroinflammatory disorder that can affect virtually every organ system. T helper type 2 responses have been presumed to be pathogenic in this disease and a high proportion of IgG4-RD patients are reported to have longstanding allergies, peripheral blood eosinophilia, and serum IgE by: