Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1989;32(4):561-566.
Published online April 30, 1989.
A Case of Hypereosinophilic Syndrome.
Byoung Hoon Lee, Jae Wook Ko, Soon Wha Kim, Don Hee Ahn
Department of Pediatrics, National Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
Hypereosinophilic Syndrome 1례
이병훈, 고재욱, 김순화, 안돈희
국립의료원 소아과
Received: 8 June 1988   • Accepted: 26 October 1988
Hypereosinophilic syndrome is a state of severe eosinophilia of unknown cause accomanied by multiple organ-system involvement. The criteria of hypereosinophilic syndrome includes. (1) A persistent eosinophil count of more than 1.5 X 10 9 /L for associated with the signs and symptoms of hypereosinohilic disease; (2) a lack of evidence for parasite, allergic, or other known causes of eosinophila; (3) presumptive signs and symptoms or organ involvement. In this report, we present one case of hypereosinophilic syndrome in a 3-year-old boy who com- plainded of infermittent high fever.
Key Words: Hypereosinophilic syndrome, Steroid therapy

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