A Case of Eosinophilic Pustular Folliculitis Treated with Dapsone

Yong Ju Kim, Ho Sup Lee, Dong Soo Yu, Hae Jun Song, Chil Hwan Oh

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Abstract

Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis is a rare skin disease and characterized with recurrent sterile pustules, peripheral eosinophilia. The pathogenesis of this disease is not clear yet, but immunologic factors are assumed to be important. The treatment of this skin disorder includes systemic glucocorticoids, dapsone, NSAIDs etc. We herein report a case of eosinophilic pustular folliculitis treated with dapsone for promoting futher research of this rare disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-101
Number of pages4
JournalKorean Journal of Dermatology
Volume42
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Dapsone
  • Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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    Kim, Y. J., Lee, H. S., Yu, D. S., Song, H. J., & Oh, C. H. (2004). A Case of Eosinophilic Pustular Folliculitis Treated with Dapsone. Korean Journal of Dermatology, 42(1), 98-101.