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J Korean Radiol Soc. 2003 Sep;49(3):217-220. English. Case Report.
Jung MR , Goo HW , Hong SS , Yoon CH .
Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine.

Hypereosinophilic syndrome, whose etiology is unknown, involves the infiltration of various organs by a large number of eosinophils. The sites of involvement are the heart, skin, lung, liver, nervous system, and gastrointestinal tract. The disorder occurs mostly in middle-aged men and is characterized by striking peripheral eosinophilia. There have been few reports of hypereosinophilic syndrome in patients younger than 15 years and the disease also shows a predilection for males. We report a case of hypereosinophilic syndrome with hepatic involvement in a 17-month-old girl, and correlate the imaging features with the pathologic findings.

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