European Journal of Dermatology


When a molecular signature helps to manage a case of eosinophilic dermatosis Volume 33, numéro 5, September-October 2023


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1 Department of Dermatology, Hôpital Edouard Herriot, Lyon, France
2 CIRI, Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie, (Team Epidermal Immunity and Allergy); INSERM, U1111; Univ Lyon; Université de Lyon 1; École Normale Supérieure de Lyon; CNRS, UMR 5308, Lyon, France
3 Department of Allergology and Immunology, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, Pierre-Bénite, France

A 67-year-old woman was referred to the dermatology department with a one-year history of a diffuse intensely pruritic skin eruption (based on the Numerical Rating Scale (NRS) of pruritus, ranging from 0 (no itch) to 10 (worst imaginable itch), the score was 10/10). Clinical examination revealed small widespread erythematous eczematous papules, affecting 30% of the body surface area (figure 1). The patient was otherwise healthy with no systemic symptoms, no fever and no signs of recent infection. [...]