Classic form of eosinophilic pustular folliculitis in an immunocompetent girl: rapid and complete resolution after low-dose oral indomethacin treatment.
- Alexandra Monastirli,
- George Antoniades,
- Nikiforos Kapranos,
- Efstathia Pasmatzi,
- George Badavanis,
- Dionysios Tsambaos
Dermatol Online J 2017 Nov 15;23(11). Epub 2017 Nov 15.
Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, University of Patras, Rio-Patras, Greece, Center for Dermatologic Diseases, Limassol, Cyprus.
Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis (EPF) is a rare noninfectious pruritic dermatosis, first described by Ise and Ofuji in 1965. We report the case of a 15-year oldimmunocompetent girl that presented with a widespread papulopustular eruption four days after her arrival in Japan. The clinical diagnosis of the classicform of EPF was confirmed by histological examination of the lesional skin that revealed an intense, mainly eosinophilic, dermal infiltrate within and aroundpilosebaceous units. Read More