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1

What is eosinophilia defined as?

greater than 1.5 x10^9/L

2

What should you do next?

Is there a secondary cause requiring specific treatment nor directed at eosinophilia?

3

If yes, then what?

treat as appropriate. If it resolves, stop.

4

What if it doesn't resolve?

continue evaluation for presumed hypereosinophilia syndrome (HES0

5

What is there isn't a secondary cause requiring specific treatment nor directed at eosinophilia?

continue evaluaiton for presumed HES to include:
-routine blood studies
-serum troponin
-serum tryptase and B12 levels
-FIP1L1/PDGRFa analsyis

6

What if the FIP1L1/PDGRFa comes back positive?

try treating with Imatinib