Hypereosinophilic syndrome presenting as cutaneous necrotizing eosinophilic vasculitis and Raynaud's phenomenon complicated by digital gangrene.

@article{Jang2000HypereosinophilicSP,
  title={Hypereosinophilic syndrome presenting as cutaneous necrotizing eosinophilic vasculitis and Raynaud's phenomenon complicated by digital gangrene.},
  author={K A Jang and Yong Su Lim and Jee Choi and K. J. Sung and Kee Chan Moon and Jai Kyoung Koh},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={143 3},
  pages={641-4}
}
Cutaneous necrotizing eosinophilic vasculitis is a recently identified type of vasculitis that is characterized by an eosinophil-predominant necrotizing vasculitis affecting small dermal vessels. Clinically, it presents with pruritic erythematous and purpuric papules and plaques, peripheral eosinophilia and a good response to systemic steroid therapy. This vasculitis can be idiopathic or associated with connective tissue diseases. Although the pathogenic roles of eosinophil-derived granule… CONTINUE READING