Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia associated with pleural effusions.

A 28-year-old Indian female presented with shortness of breath, white cell count of 27,400 with 39% eosinophils, and increased interstitial markings and bilateral pleural effusions on chest x-ray. Although the clinical presentation was consistent with tropical pulmonary eosinophilia (TPE), to our knowledge there has been only one previous report in the… CONTINUE READING