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Endomyocardial Eosinophilic Fibrosis Underlying Cause

The exact cause of endomyocardial eosinophilic fibrosis is unknown. It is most common in tropical areas of the world, and may be triggered by parasitic infections.

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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