High synovial immunoglobulin E levels in eosinophilic synovitis.

Abstract

Eosinophilic synovitis occurred in a 7-year-old boy. Synovial fluid leukocytes were mostly eosinophils; the peripheral blood showed only mild eosinophilia. The level of eosinophil-derived neurotoxin in the synovial fluid was higher than that in the serum, suggesting intraarticular eosinophil degranulation. The IgE level was also elevated in the synovial… (More)

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