Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome presenting with severe vasculitis successfully treated with imatinib
Paolo Fraticelli, Alain Kafyeke, Massimo Mattioli, Giuseppe Pio Martino, Marta Murri, Armando Gabrielli, Clinica Medica, Department of Internal Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ospedali Riuniti, 60020 Ancona, Italy
Author contributions: Fraticelli P, Kafyeke A, Mattioli M, Martino GP, Murri M and Gabrielli A treated the patient, organized the report and wrote the manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Paolo Fraticelli, MD, Clinica Medica, Department of Internal Medicine, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ospedali Riuniti, via Conca, 60020 Ancona, Italy. email@example.com
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Received: February 25, 2016
Peer-review started: February 26, 2016
First decision: March 24, 2016
Revised: May 25, 2016
Accepted: June 27, 2016
Article in press: June 29, 2016
Published online: October 16, 2016