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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 42, n° 5P2
pages 900-902 (mai 2000)
Doi : 10.1016/S0190-9622(00)90268-8
Recurrent eosinophilic panniculitis associated with Fasciola hepatica infection

Carlos Perez, MDa, Rosa Vives, MDb, Marta Montes, MDc, Santiago Ostiz, MDd
Pamplona, Spain 
From the Departments of Internal Medicine,a Dermatology,b Pathology,c and Radiology,d Hospital Virgen del Camino 


Eosinophilic panniculitis is characterized by a prominent infiltration of subcutaneous fat with eosinophils. We report a case of Fasciola hepatica infection presenting with eosinophilic panniculitis successfully treated with bithionol. To our knowledge, this is the first report of recurrent eosinophilic panniculitis associated with Fasciola hepatica infection.(J Am Acad Dermatol 2000;42:900-2.)

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