Löffler (Loeffler) syndrome is a transient, self-limiting, and benign pulmonary eosinophilia, characterised by pulmonary opacities on X-ray, elevated blood eosinophils and an acute onset of potential symptoms of mainly cough and dyspnoea.
Description West Syndrome (Infantile Spasms) – Triad of infantile spasms, developmental delay and hypsarrhythmia on EEG Infantile Spasms are a rare epileptic syndrome presenting most commonly in infancy. They are diagnosed by recognising seizure patterns, assessing for delay in developmental milestones and a characteristic EEG termed hypsarrhythmia The seizures can take several forms and have […]
Peter James Kerley first described horizontal lines that he postulated to be peri-vascular lymphatics in patients with mitral stenosis and left ventricular failure
Radiographic sign of pneumoperitoneum. Air in the peritoneum and air within the intraluminal spaces outline the luminal and serosal surfaces of the bowel wall.
Ekbom’s syndrome II – delusional parasitosis