EDUARDO MARTIN-GONZALEZ, M.D.; MIGUEL YEBRA, M.D.; ANTONIO GARCIA-MERINO, M.D.; HUGO LIANO, M.D.
To the editor: A recent article by Moore and colleagues (1) concerns neurologic dysfunction in the idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome. We report our own case, because some of its peculiarities may enlarge the spectrum of neurologic abnormalities described by these authors.
A 60-year-old man developed an idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome, diagnosed according to the criteria of Hardy and Anderson (2). Four months after the onset of his systemic manifestations, he developed an acute right facial palsy that subsided in 6 months and was followed, 1 year later, by a transient episode of confusion and overt psychosis. Six months later, he developed a
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MARTIN-GONZALEZ E, YEBRA M, GARCIA-MERINO A, LIANO H. Neurologic Dysfunction in the Idiopathic Hypereosinophilic Syndrome. Ann Intern Med. 1986;104:448-449. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-104-3-448_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1986;104(3):448-449.
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