JAMES F. SLOWEY, M.D.
In 1932 William Loeffler,1 professor of medicine at the University of Zurich, described the syndrome that bears his name. Subsequently, in 1934, he reported 12 additional cases at the Fourth International Radiological Congress in Zurich and additional ones in 1936, a total of 51 cases.
The salient features of the syndrome are transient, successive pulmonary infiltrations with eosinophilia. The pulmonary manifestations are variable, large or small areas of the lung being involved. It may be unilateral, bilateral, homogeneous or nodular. It may disappear in one area and become manifest in another, the lesion being transient in character. The particular area
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SLOWEY JF. A CASE OF TRANSIENT SUCCESSIVE PULMONARY INFILTRATION (LOEFFLER'S SYNDROME) ASSOCIATED WITH TRICHINIASIS(A CASE OF TRANSIENT SUCCESSIVE PULMONARY INFILTRATION (LOEFFLER'S SYNDROME) ASSOCIATED WITH TRICHINIASIS*). Ann Intern Med. 1944;21:130–135. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-1-130
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;21(1):130-135.
Infectious Disease, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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