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Kartegener's disease

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A mild form of pulmonary infiltration occurring in eosinophilia and differing from Löffler disease by its chronic course.


  • W. Löffler:
    Zur Differential-Diagnose der Lungenifiltrierungen. I. Frühfiltrate unter besonerer Berücksichtigung der Rückbildungszeiten.
    Beiträge zum Klinik der Tuberkulose, 1932; 79; 338-367.
  • M. Kartagener:
    Das chronische Lungenilfiltrat mit Bluteosinophilie.
    Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift, Basel, 1942, 72: 862-864.

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