Immunology and allergy clinics of North America vol:27 issue:3 pages:519-527
There has been recent progress in the understanding of the pathogenesis of the hypereosinophilic syndromes (HES). This led to the distinction of subgroups, in which the underlying cause has been identified. Consequently, new treatment options became available, such as imatinib and mepolizumab, which proved to be promising. This article summarizes these new pharmacologic approaches to the therapy of HES.