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eosinophil..my scapula in 1952..prostate cancer..peripheral neuropathy

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I had an eosinophilic granuloma removed from my scapula in 1952.
In 1989, I had prostate cancer. I am now being treated for sensory predominant
peripheral neuropathy and microvasculitis. The Mayo has been seeking a cause for autoimmune dysfunction and there is no identifiable cancer.

Could there have been EG involved in the prostate cancer?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Stan replied 4 years ago.
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There has been few case reports about the "Tumor-like eosinophilic granuloma of the skin" which turn-out to be related to prostate cancer. It is also possible that the treatment of the eosinophilic granuloma increased the risk of your developing prostate cancer. I suggest that you share the article from the below link with your doctors. I find it remarkable.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10698222

Am J Dermatopathol. 2000 Feb;22(1):75-8.

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