Loffler Syndrome Follow-up

Updated: Apr 14, 2022
  • Author: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP; Chief Editor: Denise Serebrisky, MD  more...
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Follow-up

Further Outpatient Care

Repeat chest radiography 4-6 weeks after initial presentation to document resolution of pulmonary infiltrates in patients with Löffler syndrome.

Repeat CBC count 4-6 weeks after initial presentation to document resolution of eosinophilia.

Examine stool for ova and parasites 6-12 weeks after initial presentation.

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Inpatient & Outpatient Medications

Use appropriate antihelminthic therapy if parasitic infection is diagnosed.

Use systemic corticosteroids for patients with severe respiratory symptoms.

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