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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Wells syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Bullous cellulitis with eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic cellulitis
  • Wells' syndrome
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I have been diagnosed with Wells syndrome. How is this condition treated?

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How might Wells syndrome be treated?

The skin symptoms associated with wells syndrome are typically treated with oral or topical corticosteroids such as Prednisone. Other medications that may be used to treat this condition include antifungal drugs, antibiotics, immunosuppressants, and/or antihistamines (H1 receptor antagonists).[1][2]

Medscape Reference's Web site offers more specific information about the different medications that are often used to treat Wells syndrome. Please click the link to access this resource.
Last updated: 4/27/2015

References
Other Names for this Disease
  • Bullous cellulitis with eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic cellulitis
  • Wells' syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.