Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1982;25(4):388-392.
Published online April 30, 1982.
A Case of Hypereosinophilic Syndrome.
Chul Young Lee1, Ki Sup Chung1, Byung Soo Kim1, Chang Jin Kim2, Chan Il Park2
1Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University College Medicine, Seoul Korea.
2Department of Pathology, Yonsei University College Medicine, Seoul Korea.
호산구 증다 증후군 1례
이철영1, 정기섭1, 김병수1, 김창진2, 박찬일2
1연세대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
2연세대학교 의과대학 병리학교실
Marked eosinophilia is a common finding in many disease, occurring most frequently in allergic and parasitic conditions. A Separate syndrome characterized by peripheral eosinophilia and multisystem eosinophilic infiltration has been reported by many authors with a variety of diagnoses. In 1968, Hardy and Anderson proposed the term hypereosinophilic syndrome to encompass the entire group and in 1975, Chusid reported 14 cases amd reviewed 57 cases in English literatures. We experienced a case of Hypereosinophilic syndrome which showed partial response to prenisolone therapy, and made a review of literatures.
Key Words: Eosinophilia, Hypereosinophilic syndrome

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