Pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis and recurrent bone cysts in a patient with hypereosinophilic syndrome

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Herein we present a case of hypereosinophilic syndrome with a unique clinical presentation. A 32-year-old man was admitted because of fever, hemoptysis and chest pain. The main clinical features include hypereosinophilia, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, thrombocytopenia and recurrent bone cysts. The plain film of the left foot revealed dissolvent bone destruction. The histological findings of bone cysts include eosinophilic infiltration and tissue necrosis. According to the case history and literature, it is possible that hypereosinophilia itself may be a risk for thrombogenesis and the bone destruction.

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