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

    Keywords

    • Dapsone
    • Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Dermatology

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