Case Report

Hypereosinophilic Syndrome with Pulmonary Involvement As a Rare Cause of ARDS


  • Ümit Yaşar Tekelioğlu
  • Simay Serin
  • Göksel Kıter
  • Hülya Sungurtekin

Received Date: 20.04.2010 Accepted Date: 09.08.2010 Eurasian J Emerg Med 2013;12(2):105-108

Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) is a rare disorder of unknown etiology characterized by eosinophilia of at least six-months duration and organ involvement due to eosinophilia. Moreover, at the beginning of the case of HES, presenting with ARDS is rarely seen. We present our case according to those uncommon features.

Keywords: Hypereosinophilic syndrome, ARDS, pulmonary involvement