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ALLMedicine™ Eosinophilic Fasciitis Center

Research & Reviews  128 results

Application of ultrasound in a case of eosinophilic fasciitis mimicking stiff-person sy...
Neuromuscular Disorders : NMD; Yamazaki H, Matsui N et. al.

Jun 8th, 2022 - Eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) is a rare disorder characterized by muscle stiffness mimicking other neuromuscular diseases. The diagnosis of EF is made on the basis of typical skin lesions. We report a case of a 36-year-old male patient with suspecte...

Clinical guide to eosinophilic fasciitis: straddling dermatology and rheumatology.
Expert Review of Clinical Immunology; Naschitz JE

May 17th, 2022 - Clinical guide to eosinophilic fasciitis: straddling dermatology and rheumatology.|2022|Naschitz JE,|

Recalcitrant digital calcinosis cutis successfully treated with intralesional sodium th...
BMJ Case Reports; Le Q, Robinson A et. al.

Apr 8th, 2022 - Dystrophic calcinosis cutis can be associated with severe pain, decreased mobility, increased risk of infection and significantly decreased quality of life. We report a case of recalcitrant calcinosis cutis on the background of eosinophilic fascii...

Response of recalcitrant generalized morphea to intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIg): thr...
European Journal of Dermatology : EJD; Kromer C, Mitterlechner L et. al.

Feb 3rd, 2022 - Generalized morphea and eosinophilic fasciitis are difficult-to-treat inflammatory and sclerosing skin diseases. Few cases have been reported in which intravenous immunoglobulins were of benefit, possibly owing to their immunomodulatory and antifi...

Eosinophilic fasciitis induced by a game of drumming probably via type 2 innate immunity.
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases; Watanabe S, Kondo M et. al.

Jan 14th, 2022 - We report a case of eosinophilic fasciitis triggered by strenuous physical activity, which did not relapse during the follow-up period. We ascertained that interleukin-33 (IL-33) was released from the vascular endothelial cells after intense exerc...

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Guidelines  1 results

Diagnostic criteria, severity classification and guidelines of eosinophilic fasciitis.
The Journal of Dermatology; Jinnin M, Yamamoto T et. al.

Dec 14th, 2017 - We established diagnostic criteria and severity classification of eosinophilic fasciitis because there is no established diagnostic criteria or widely accepted severity classification of the disease. Also, there has been no clinical guideline for ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Shulman Fasciitis Prevalence Study in Alsace

Apr 27th, 2017 - Shulman fasciitis or eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) is a rare inflammatory disease, usually benign but disabling, described by Shulman in 1974. The diagnosis is suggested by the clinic, confirmed by MRI and confirmed by histology, there really no pub...

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News  11 results

Several uncommon skin disorders related to internal diseases reviewed
Randy Dotinga

Jul 22nd, 2021 - Five of the more uncommon dermatologic disorders – sarcoidosis, Rosai-Dorfman disease, Erdheim-Chester disease, eosinophilic fasciitis, and cutaneous Crohn disease – are linked to internal diseases and may spawn misdiagnoses, a dermatologist told.

Fast Five Quiz: Presentation and Diagnosis of Systemic Sclerosis

Feb 4th, 2021 - Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a rare, heterogenous autoimmune disease characterized by sclerodermatous skin changes, vasculopathy, and involvement of the lungs and other organs. The cause of SSc is largely unknown, but both genetic and environmental...

Fast Five Quiz: Presentation and Diagnosis of Systemic Sclerosis

Oct 9th, 2019 - Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a noncontagious, chronic, autoimmune disease that has two principal forms: limited SSc (lSSc) or diffuse SSc (dSSc), which is typically progressive. The patient workup for SSc uses various laboratory and imaging studies...

Site of morphea lesions predicts risk of extracutaneous manifestations
Doug Brunk

Jul 18th, 2018 - LAKE TAHOE, CALIF. – Morphea lesions on the extensor extremities, face, and superior head are associated with higher rates of extracutaneous involvement, results from a multicenter retrospective study showed.

Cancer Immunotherapy: A Case for Rheumatologists

Jun 6th, 2017 - A 48-year-old man was referred for "stiffness" in his legs. One year before presentation, he was diagnosed with stage IV lung adenocarcinoma (EGFR exon 19 deletion) with lung metastases. He was treated with nivolumab and erlotinib and experienced ...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →