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Eosinophilic fasciitis

Eosinophilic fasciitis: Introduction

Eosinophilic fasciitis: A scleroderma-like disorder (often considered to be a localized form of scleroderma) featuring inflammation of the fascia (the thin, sheet-like ... more about Eosinophilic fasciitis.

Eosinophilic fasciitis: A rare disorder where the skin on the limbs become painfully inflamed and looses it's elasticity. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Eosinophilic fasciitis is available below.

Symptoms of Eosinophilic fasciitis

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Eosinophilic fasciitis: Deaths

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Eosinophilic fasciitis: Complications

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Causes of Eosinophilic fasciitis

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Misdiagnosis and Eosinophilic fasciitis

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A scleroderma-like disorder (often considered to be a localized form of scleroderma) featuring inflammation of the fascia (the thin, sheet-like connective tissues surrounding the muscles and other body structures) and an abnormally high number of a specific kind of white blood cells (eosinophils). The result of the inflammation may be fibrous buildup in the skin of arms and legs, contractures, and carpal tunnel syndrome. (Source: excerpt from Handout on Health Scleroderma: NIAMS)

Definitions of Eosinophilic fasciitis:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Eosinophilic fasciitis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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