TITLE

Kimura's Disease Associated with Ulcerative Colitis: Detection of IL-5 mRNA Expression of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells and Colon Lesion

AUTHOR(S)
Sugaya, Makoto; Suzuki, Takehisa; Asahina, Akihiko; Nakamura, Koichiro; Ohtsuki, Mamitaro; Tamaki, Kunihiko
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Acta Dermato-Venereologica;09/01/98, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p375
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Kimura's disease is considered to be a Th2 type allergic reaction based on the presence of eosinophilia and IgE hyperimmunoglobulinemia. We report a 26-year-old Japanese male with this disorder associated with ulcerative colitis. IL-5 is a selective stimulator for the production of eosinophilia and is considered to play an important role in Kimura's disease. IL-5 mRNA from peripheral blood mononuclear cells and the colon lesion were detected by the reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction method, indicating that IL-5 can also be of importance in ulcerative colitis.
ACCESSION #
4347976

 

Related Articles

  • Sulfasalazine.  // Reactions Weekly;5/8/2010, Issue 1300, p48 

    The article describes the case of a 14-year-old boy who developed drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome while being treated with sulfasalazine for ulcerative colitis.

  • Mesalazine.  // Reactions Weekly;7/10/2010, Issue 1309, p27 

    The article describes the case of a 42-year-old man who acquired multiple organ hypersensitivity while undergoing treatment with mesalazine for ulcerative colitis.

  • Mesalazine/sulfasalazine.  // Reactions Weekly;May2014, Vol. 1500 Issue 1, p26 

    An abstract of the article "Ulcerative colitis flair induced by mesalamine suppositories hypersensitivity," by H. Ding and colleagues is presented.

  • Mesalazine.  // Reactions Weekly;12/18/2010, Issue 1332, p28 

    The article describes the case of a 30-year-old woman who developed pulmonary eosinophilia following mesalazine administration for ulcerative colitis.

  • Dietary allergy and specific IgE in ulcerative colitis. Jones, D. B.; Kerr, G. D.; Parker, J. H.; Wilson, R. S. E. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Apr1981, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p292 

    Previous authors have considered that allergy to certain foodstuffs may play an important role in the aetiology of ulcerative colitis, but immunological evidence for dietary allergy in ulcerative colitis is inconclusive. A study is reported of 22 patients with ulcerative colitis, with matched...

  • DNA Microbiota Analysis in a 29-Year-Old Female with Pancolitis. Fitzgerald, Kara N.; Nelson-Dooley, Cass; Janel, Kathleen // Townsend Letter;Jan2011, p72 

    The article describes the case of a 29-year-old female patient who was found suffering with sever active ulcerative colitis (UC), exacerbated by pancolitis, a severe form of UC that affects the whole colon. Despite following the standard American diet (SAD) minus food that caused her allergies,...

  • Mesalazine.  // Reactions Weekly;12/10/2011, Issue 1381, p18 

    The article describes two case studies involving a 26-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman who developed pulmonary eosinophilia and pleurisy, respectively, while receiving mesalazine for treatment of ulcerative colitis. The man presented with dyspnoea on exertion, cough and fever. The woman...

  • T-Cell Lymphomas Presenting as Colon Ulcers and Eosinophilia. Wu, Ping-Hsiu; Chu, Kuang-En; Lin, Yu-Min; Huang, Shu-Han; Wu, Chin-Chu // Case Reports in Gastroenterology;May-Aug2015, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p246 

    Primary gastrointestinal T-cell lymphoma is an uncommon entity and primary colon T-cell lymphoma is even rarer. The majority of enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphomas present predominantly as ulcers or strictures in the endoscopic examinations, while primary B-cell lymphomas commonly present as...

  • Mesalazine-induced eosinophilic pneumonia with bone marrow infiltration: a case report and literature review. Yunjian Zhang; Ling Luo; Xiaofang Wang; Xiaoyang Liu; Xiaoyan Wang; Yi Ding; Zhang, Yunjian; Luo, Ling; Wang, Xiaofang; Liu, Xiaoyang; Wang, Xiaoyan; Ding, Yi // Therapeutics & Clinical Risk Management;Jun2016, Vol. 12, p975 

    Mesalazine-induced eosinophilic pneumonia has been rarely reported. We reported a case of mesalazine-induced eosinophilic pneumonia in a 56-year-old female who took mesalazine without a prescription for suspected ulcerative colitis. She had an elevated eosinophil count in peripheral blood and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics