Eosinophilic endomyocarditis combined with pericardial and pleural effusion

Sung Hye You, Soon Jun Hong, Chul Min Ahn, Do Sun Lim

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)


Eosinophilic endomyocarditis is a manifestation of hypereosinophilic syndrome, characterized by prolonged (>6 months), unexplained peripheral blood eosinophilia (> 1,500 cells/mm3) with end-organ damage in unknown causes. We report a case of a 42-year-old patient who developed eosinophilic endomyocarditis following upper respiratory tract symptoms for 2 months. Additionally, endomyocarditis was combined with massive pleural effusion and pericardial effusion, which have not been reported in Korea.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)545-547
Number of pages3
JournalKorean Circulation Journal
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Dec


  • Hypereosinophilic syndrome, myocardiris
  • Pericardial effusion
  • Pleural effusion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


Dive into the research topics of 'Eosinophilic endomyocarditis combined with pericardial and pleural effusion'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this