JACK J. LEVIN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Tropical diseases have always been of interest to the medical profession, for these exotic diseases carry with them the atmosphere of foreign climates, fascinating names and bizarre symptomatology. Interest in diseases of the tropics was greatly stimulated by World War II and the Korean conflict, because so many American physicians were stationed in regions where these diseases are prevalent, and, more important, because many Americans, now returned to civilian life, contracted these diseases and are still presenting diagnostic problems. Tropical eosinophilia, a disease process named by Weingarten1 but previously described by others,2-8 is of particular importance since specific and effective
LEVIN JJ. TROPICAL EOSINOPHILIA (FOLLOWED FOR SEVEN YEARS)1. Ann Intern Med. ;44:1264–1269. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-44-6-1264
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1956;44(6):1264-1269.
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