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Medical Term:

eosinophilic endomyocardial disease


a restrictive cardiomyopathy associated with hyperproduction of eosinophils and their cardiac infiltration, clinically characterized by diastolic and later systolic ventricular failure. Sometimes associated with Churg-Strauss syndrome or eosinophilic pericarditis.

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