An 8-year-old boy with hypereosinophilic syndrome.

@article{Hosoki2011An8B,
  title={An 8-year-old boy with hypereosinophilic syndrome.},
  author={Koa Hosoki and Mizuho Nagao and Kosei Iguchi and Toshiaki Ihara and Yoshiyuki Yamada and Masamune Higashigawa and Gail M. Kephart and Hirohito Kita and Takao Fujisawa},
  journal={International archives of allergy and immunology},
  year={2011},
  volume={155 Suppl 1},
  pages={117-22}
}
Hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) is a heterogeneous group of uncommon disorders characterized by the presence of marked peripheral blood eosinophilia and tissue eosinophilia, resulting in a wide variety of clinical manifestations. We present the case of an 8-year-old boy with HES. He complained of recurrent abdominal pain, general fatigue, and diarrhea. Laboratory data showed marked eosinophilia, elevated total IgE with positive specific IgE antibodies to common inhalant and food allergens, and… CONTINUE READING

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