A Case of Eosinophilic Panniculitis Associated with Paragonimiasis

Ho Sup Lee, Sang Hyuk Woo, Jae Hong Park, Soo Nam Kim, Young Chul Kye

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Abstract

Eosinophilic panniculitis is characterized by a prominent infiltration of numerous eosinophlis in the subcutaneous fat, and has been identified in patients with a variety of associated clinical conditions, including arthropod bites, parasitic infections, vasculitis, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, Wells syndrome, bacterial infection, and injection reactions. We experienced a case of eosinophilic panniculitis in a 40-year-old woman who had developed multiple pruritic tender erythematous subcutaneous nodules on her abdomen and legs associated with pleural effusion and respiratory distress symptoms because of pulmonary paragonimiasis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1697-1699
Number of pages3
JournalKorean Journal of Dermatology
Volume41
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Dec 1

Keywords

  • Eosinophilc panniculitis
  • Paragonimiasis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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    Lee, H. S., Woo, S. H., Park, J. H., Kim, S. N., & Kye, Y. C. (2003). A Case of Eosinophilic Panniculitis Associated with Paragonimiasis. Korean Journal of Dermatology, 41(12), 1697-1699.