Concurrent eosinophilia and IgG4-related disease in a child: A case report and review of the literature.
Exp Ther Med 2018 Mar 12;15(3):2739-2748. Epub 2018 Jan 12.
Department of Hematology, Hangzhou First People's Hospital, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310006, P.R. China.
The current study presents the case of a 9-year-old Chinese boy who presented with eosinophilia and elevated serum levels of immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4). A bone marrow puncture identified an elevated eosinophil rate of 23% (normal range, <5%), which indicated eosinophilia. However, gene analysis, fluorescenthybridization and other examinations, including bone marrow aspiration, blood routine, auto-antibody tests and parasitic and allergens screening, contradicted a diagnosis of secondary or clonal eosinophilia. Read More