Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia: A case report

Azadeh Rezazadeh, Mahmood Moosazadeh

Abstract


Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (AHE) has an unknown pathogenesis but is considered a reactive phenomenon, possibly in response to or in association with an underlying vascular malformation. There is history of trauma in some cases, and hyperestrogenemia (e.g. pregnancy, oral contraceptive use) may foster lesion growth. T-cell monoclonality has been reported in few cases. We report such a case in a 39-year-old male who visited our hospital with multiple nodules on the occipital of his head.


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Angiolymphoid, hyperplasia, eosinophilia, Kimura’s disease

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