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Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis

A rare eosinophilia of the skin characterized by the cyclic formation of small fluid-filled pustules at hair follicles . It is most common among adults age 20-40, and the infancy associated type occurs in infants age 5 to 10 months. Males are more often affected than females and the classic type occurs most often in individuals of Japanese decent. Immunocompromised individuals are also at greater risk.
Also Known As:
Eosinophilic folliculitis, pustular; Ofuji disease; Ofuji's disease
Networked: 93 relevant articles (10 outcomes, 5 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis
2. Burns
3. Blister (Bulla)
4. Eosinophilia
5. Skin Diseases (Skin Disease)

Experts

1. Kabashima, K: 4 articles (01/2018 - 10/2004)
2. Satoh, Takahiro: 3 articles (03/2015 - 01/2010)
3. Kabashima, Kenji: 3 articles (05/2013 - 01/2009)
4. Hayashi, Nobukazu: 2 articles (05/2021 - 01/2004)
5. Hashimoto, Takashi: 2 articles (12/2019 - 03/2015)
6. Asada, Hideo: 2 articles (05/2019 - 10/2012)
7. Aiba, Setsuya: 2 articles (09/2013 - 01/2009)
8. Tokura, Yoshiki: 2 articles (09/2013 - 01/2009)
9. Yokozeki, Hiroo: 2 articles (09/2013 - 01/2010)
10. Miyachi, Yoshiki: 2 articles (05/2013 - 02/2012)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Eosinophilic pustular folliculitis:
1. Tacrolimus (Prograf)FDA LinkGeneric
2. Interferon-gamma (Interferon, gamma)IBA
3. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Ointments (Pastes)IBA
5. Isotretinoin (Accutane)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Messenger RNA (mRNA)IBA
7. CytokinesIBA
8. Interleukin-5 (Interleukin 5)IBA
9. NicotineFDA Link
10. Naproxen (Naprosyn)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Phototherapy (Light Therapy)
2. Therapeutics
3. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
5. Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation (Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation)