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European Journal of Dermatology

A case of non-episodic angioedema with eosinophilia induced by influenza vaccine Article à paraître

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1 Division of Dermatology, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
2 Department of Clinical Nutrition Science, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan

Angioedema with eosinophilia (AE) is characterized by hypereosinophilia in peripheral blood, angioedema, fever, and weight gain [1-3]. AE is triggered by various factors, including infection and drugs [1-3]. It is classified as non-episodic AE (NE-AE) or episodic AE (E-AE) [1, 2]. We report a rare case of NE-AE induced by influenza vaccination.A 52-year-old Japanese woman developed fever (37.5̊C) and mild oedema over her whole body two hours after receiving vaccination against influenza virus. [...]