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Eosinophilic fasciitis

Eosinophilic fasciitis:
  1. Eosinophilic fasciitis: Introduction
  2. Causes (4 conditions)
  3. Treatments

Causes of Eosinophilic fasciitis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Eosinophilic fasciitis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Eosinophilic fasciitis Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Eosinophilic fasciitis may include:

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Article Excerpts about Eosinophilic fasciitis

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)

A scleroderma-like disorder (often considered to be a localized form of scleroderma)... (Source: excerpt from Handout on Health Scleroderma: NIAMS)

Definitions of Eosinophilic fasciitis:

Detailed list of causes of Eosinophilic fasciitis

The list below shows some of the causes of Eosinophilic fasciitis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Eosinophilic fasciitis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Eosinophilic fasciitis. Of the 4 causes of Eosinophilic fasciitis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Eosinophilic fasciitis:

The following list of conditions have 'Eosinophilic fasciitis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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What are the alternative names for Eosinophilic fasciitis:

Schulman's syndrome
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