Case Report

Papuloerytroderma of Ofuji: Case Report


  • Necmettin Akdeniz
  • Ömer Çalka
  • Hatice Uce Özkol
  • Ahmet Metin
  • Süleyman Özen

J Turk Acad Dermatol 2015;9(2):0-0


Papuloerythroderma of Ofuji is a disease characterized by intensely pruritic papules which may progress to cutaneous lymphoma. Serum IgE levels are high and peripheral eosinophilia is present. Most of the patients are men. This paper reports a thirty years old Kyrgyz male having pruritus and erythema all over the body. From patient’s history, it was learned that there had been erythema with pruritis and edema throughout the body lasting for 3 years and there had been no recovery despite various medical treatments. There was dermopathic lymphadenopathy, peripheral eosinophilia and high IgE levels. Skin biopsy revealed increases in Langerhans cells stained as S-100+ and thus, the case was diagnosed as Ofuji’s papuloerythroderma. By means of this case, data about this disorder will be able to reviewed.

Keywords: Papuloerythroderma of Ofuji , Peripheral esinophilia, S-100 stain