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Löffler endocarditis

Pronunciation: lorf'ler

Definition: fibroplastic constrictive parietal endocarditis with eosinophilia, an endocarditis of obscure cause characterized by progressive congestive heart failure, multiple systemic emboli, and eosinophilia.

Synonym(s): Löffler disease, Löffler syndrome2

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