Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome revealed by encephalopathy.

@article{Wang2012IdiopathicHS,
  title={Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome revealed by encephalopathy.},
  author={Lian Wang and Ling Wei and Jin-Cun Wang and Yonghong Liu and Yan-chun Deng},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 12},
  pages={1746-8}
}
Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) is characterized by persistent hypereosinophilia ( ≥ 1500/mm(3)) with evidence of end-organ damage without a definite underlying cause. Hypereosinophilia-induced encephalopathy is a rare clinical syndrome. We present a male patient with idiopathic HES with distinctive encephalopathy who had hypereosinophilia for more than 6 months. Eosinophils in repeated blood tests were more than 1500/mm(3). He had hematological, brain, bone-marrow, and possible… CONTINUE READING

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