Eosinophilic fasciitis

Agarwal, V. ; Wakhlu, A. ; Aggarwal, A. ; Pal, L. ; Misra, R. (2004) Eosinophilic fasciitis Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, 52 . pp. 244-245. ISSN 0004-5772

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Eosinophilic fasciitis presents with skin thickening involving the extremities, and sparing the hands. Raynaud's phenomenon is usually absent. It can be precipitated by undue exertion and is characterized by eosinophilia and infiltration of skin and subcutaneous tissue by mixed inflammatory infiltrate including eosinophils. We present a young man who developed eosinophilic fasciitis following severe gymnastic activity.

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