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Non-asthmatic and HCV-seropositive eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis complicated by multiple intracerebral haemorrhages: a case study Article à paraître

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1 Akita University Graduate School of Medicine,
Department of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery,
Akita,
Japan
2 Nippon Medical School,
Department of Dermatology,
Tokyo,
Japan

Intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) is a rare systemic symptom of eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA). A recent report clarified that most EGPA patients with ICH have a long history of asthma and single haemorrhages [1]. The involvement of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in pathogenesis of EGPA is controversial [2, 3]. Here, we report a case of non-asthmatic and HCV-seropositive EGPA complicated by multiple fatal ICHs.A 69-year-old woman with a six-month history of fever and fatigue [...]