Wells' syndrome

Wells' syndrome

[welz]
Etymology: G.C. Wells, British dermatologist, 20th century
cellulitis with erythema, edema, and often blistering of the skin accompanied by eosinophilia, flame figures, and a mild fever. A single episode lasts 2 to 6 weeks, and recurrences or exacerbations are common. Also called eosinophilic cellulitis.
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Eosinophilic cellulitis or Wells' syndrome in a 6-year-old child.
Bullous "cellulitis" with eosinophilia: case report and review of Wells' syndrome in childhood.
Insect-bite-like Wells' syndrome in association with mantlezone lymphoma.
Wells' syndrome in childhood: case report and review of the literature.
Wells' syndrome following thiomersal-containing vaccinations.
The histopathogenesis of the flame figure in Wells' syndrome based on five cases.
A distinctive tissue reaction seen in Wells' syndrome and other diseases.
Wells' syndrome in children: varicella infection as a precipitating event.