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The hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) is a heterogeneous group of conditions characterized by hypereosinophilia and organ dysfunction caused by eosinophil-mediated tissue damage.1 The most common histopathologic findings in patients with HES with papular lesions is a dermal perivascular infiltration consisting of eosinophils and mononuclear cells. True necrotizing vasculitis is rare.1 We describe herein 2 patients with HES who experienced hypereosinophilia with cutaneous necrotizing eosinophilic vasculitis in association with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of the lower extremities.
Liao Y, Su Y, Tsay W, Chiu H. VIGNETTES. Arch Dermatol. 2005;141(8):1051-1053. doi:10.1001/archderm.141.8.1051