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Eosinophilic Panniculitis with Full Response to Dapsone Therapy: A Case Report

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Author(s): Ekrem Aktaş | Nazan Taşlıdere | Özlem Canöz

Journal: Turk Dermatoloji Dergisi
ISSN 1307-7635

Volume: 04;
Issue: 04;
Start page: 94;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Eosinophilic panniculitis | dapsone

ABSTRACT
Eosinophilic panniculitis is characterized by a mixed type inflammatory cell infiltration, predominantly with eosinophils, in subcutaneous tissue. Gnathostomiasis (Larva migrans profondus), leucocytoclastic vasculitis and erythema nodosum are implicated as the most common etiologic causes. In this case report, we present an idiopathic eosinophilic panniculitis with full response to Dapsone therapy, which had not responded to corticosteroids, and literature data were reviewed.
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