John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Eosinophilic peripheral arteritis: peripheral arterial occlusion with eosinophilia Volume 28, numéro 1, January-February 2018


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Department of Dermatology,
Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine,
3-39-22 Showa-machi, Maebashi,
Gunma 371-8511, Japan
a These authors contributed equally

A 55-year-old Japanese man with a 35-year history of smoking 20 to 40 cigarettes per day was referred to our department in 2015. His past medical history was unremarkable. Four months before his initial evaluation, he noticed coldness, pain, and numbness of his right middle finger and a nodule along the right temporal artery with no other symptoms. Physical examination revealed pale and cyanotic discolouration of his fingers (figure 1A) and a skin ulcer on the right third fingertip (figure 1B). In [...]