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Diagnosed with Eosinophilia. Eosinophil is 0.73. Has tumor under skin. Cause?

Dear doctor, early this year, my Dad age 61, he has been diagnosed with eosinophilia, report shows Acidophilic Cell %: 9.4, above the healthy range (0.5-5%), Absolute Value of Eosinophil: 0.73 above the healthy range (0.02-0.5X10^9/L). Top Chinese hospitals have held a few consultations, however the cause cannot be found.
2 years ago, he starts to get red dots mainly on arms and legs, then dots expand to bigger circles and then disappear. In the mean time, he also gets tumour under skin, mainly on legs, arms, neck and forehead. Looking forward to hearing back from you.
Mon, 27 May 2013
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Hi,
Your father has eosinophilia and tumor under skin .

Eosinophils play two roles in your immune system, Destroying foreign substances and Regulating inflammation

Eosinophilia occurs when either a large number of eosinophils are recruited to a specific site in your body or bone marrow produces too many eosinophils. This can be caused by a variety of conditions, diseases and factors, including

Parasitic and fungal diseases
Allergies, including to medications or food
Adrenal conditions
Skin disorders
Toxins
Autoimmune diseases
Endocrine disorders
Tumors

Parasitic diseases and allergic reactions to medication are among the more common causes of eosinophilia. Hypereosinophilic syndrome tends to have an unknown cause or results from certain types of cancer, such as bone marrow or lymph node cancer

You should consult general surgeon for evaluating the cause of tumor. Ideally he requires biopsy of the tumour under skin and based on histopathology report further treatment should be planned.

Meantime you can give him eofil twice daily for 10 days

Hope this will help you

Regards

Dr Sandhya Manorenj
Neurologist
Hi Tech city Hyderabad
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Diagnosed with Eosinophilia. Eosinophil is 0.73. Has tumor under skin. Cause?

Hi, Your father has eosinophilia and tumor under skin . Eosinophils play two roles in your immune system, Destroying foreign substances and Regulating inflammation Eosinophilia occurs when either a large number of eosinophils are recruited to a specific site in your body or bone marrow produces too many eosinophils. This can be caused by a variety of conditions, diseases and factors, including Parasitic and fungal diseases Allergies, including to medications or food Adrenal conditions Skin disorders Toxins Autoimmune diseases Endocrine disorders Tumors Parasitic diseases and allergic reactions to medication are among the more common causes of eosinophilia. Hypereosinophilic syndrome tends to have an unknown cause or results from certain types of cancer, such as bone marrow or lymph node cancer You should consult general surgeon for evaluating the cause of tumor. Ideally he requires biopsy of the tumour under skin and based on histopathology report further treatment should be planned. Meantime you can give him eofil twice daily for 10 days Hope this will help you Regards Dr Sandhya Manorenj Neurologist Hi Tech city Hyderabad