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Treatment of non-episodic angioedema associated with eosinophilia with suplatast tosilate, an anti-allergic selective Th2 cytokine inhibitor Volume 24, numéro 2, March-April 2014

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Department of Dermatology,
Shimada-Municipal Hospital,
1200-5 Noda,
Shimada,
Shizuoka 427-8502,
Japan

Angioedema associated with eosinophilia (AE) is characterized by angioedema and urticaria, eosinophilia, increased body weight and a benign course without involvement of the internal organs [1, 2]. More than 60 cases of the non-episodic (N) type of AE have been reported, mostly in Asian countries; systemic administration of corticosteroids or anti-histamines was empirically chosen in most of these cases [2, 3]. We present the first published case in the English literature of successful treatment [...]