Wells' syndrome presenting as a noninfectious bullous cellulitis in a child

Marissa Shams, Jeannette Hudgens, Jack L Lesher, Frances Florentino

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Abstract

Wells' syndrome is a rare disease that is even more uncommon in childhood. This case report illustrates the potential devastating extent of the disease and highlights the unusual presentation of bullae in a child. It is imperative to consider Wells' syndrome in patients with presumed cellulitis and eosinophilia who fail to respond to antibiotics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)224-226
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Dermatology
Volume29
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2012

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Cellulitis
Eosinophilia
Blister
Rare Diseases
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Wells syndrome

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  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Wells' syndrome presenting as a noninfectious bullous cellulitis in a child. / Shams, Marissa; Hudgens, Jeannette; Lesher, Jack L; Florentino, Frances.

In: Pediatric Dermatology, Vol. 29, No. 2, 01.03.2012, p. 224-226.

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Shams, Marissa ; Hudgens, Jeannette ; Lesher, Jack L ; Florentino, Frances. / Wells' syndrome presenting as a noninfectious bullous cellulitis in a child. In: Pediatric Dermatology. 2012 ; Vol. 29, No. 2. pp. 224-226.
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