eosinophilic pustular folliculitis

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e·o·sin·o·phil·ic pus·tu·lar fol·lic·u·li·tis

a dermatosis characterized by sterile pruritic papules and pustules that coalesce to form plaques with papulovesicular borders; spontaneous exacerbations and remissions may be accompanied by peripheral leukocytosis, eosinophilia, or both, and may result in eventual destruction of hair follicles and formation of eosinophilic abscesses. The disease has been reported in AIDS, and a possibly separate form of eosinophilic pustular folliculitis occurs in infants.
Synonym(s): Ofuji disease

e·o·sin·o·phil·ic pus·tu·lar fol·lic·u·li·tis

(ē'ō-sin-ō-fil'ik pŭs'chŭ-lăr fŏ-lik'yū-lī'tis)
A dermatosis characterized by sterile pruritic papules and pustules that coalesce to form plaques with papulovesicular borders; spontaneous patients exacerbations and remissions may be accompanied by peripheral leukocytosis, eosinophilia, or both, and may result in eventual destruction of hair follicles and formation of eosinophilic abscesses. The disease has been reported in AIDS, and a possibly separate form of eosinophilic pustular folliculitis occurs in infants.
Synonym(s): Ofuji disease.

eosinophilic pustular folliculitis

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EPF

An itchy papular, plaquelike, or pustular rash of uncertain cause, often occurring on the face. It is found in patients of Asian descent, in those with HIV/AIDS, after exposure to some drugs, and after parasitic infestations. Synonym: Ofuji's disease

e·o·sin·o·phil·ic pus·tu·lar fol·lic·u·li·tis

(ē'ō-sin-ō-fil'ik pŭs'chŭ-lăr fŏ-lik'yū-lī'tis)
Dermatosis characterized by sterile pruritic papules and pustules that coalesce to form plaques with papulovesicular borders.
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HIV associated Eosinophilic folliculitis predominantly involves face and upper extremities rather than lower half of the body.
Out of 8 cases of eosinophilic folliculitis, 4 cases had CD4 less than 100 and 4 cases had CD4 between 100-250.
Eosinophilic folliculitis was confirmed histopathologically in one patient, who had CD4 count of 54 whereas 6 patients showed nonspecific features.

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