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370 Possible Causes for Eosinophilic Fasciitis

  • Morphea

    Occurrence of morphea, in the course of eosinophil fasciitis is considered a rarity.[] The most widely used classification system grouped eosinophilic fasciitis and disabling pansclerotic morphea of childhood into the category of deep morphea.[] BACKGROUND: Eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) and morphea profunda (MP) are inflammatory and sclerosing disorders of the subcutis that can exhibit clinical and pathologic presentations[]

  • Aplastic Anemia

    An association between severe aplastic anemia and other autoimmune diseases is rare and has been described in adults for eosinophilic fasciitis, thymomas, systemic lupus erythematosus[] Other conditions associated with aplastic anemia include idiosyncratic drug reactions (chloramphenicol), chemical exposure, eosinophilic fasciitis, and seronegative hepatitis[] Eosinophilic fasciitis 30 years after - what do we really know? Report of 11 patients and review of the literature. Dermatology 2006; 213 : 93–101. 39.[]

  • Diffuse Scleroderma

    These include: Eosinophilic fasciitis (EF): This rare disease involves the fascia, the thin connective tissue around the muscles.[] Eosinophilic fasciitis is characterized by a shiny and erythematosus rash usually involving the dermis of the forearms and legs, and occasionally the hands and trunk.[]

  • Eosinophilic Fasciitis

    "Eosinophilic fasciitis: report of 15 cases". Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 56 (1): 27–34. PMID 7453247. Bennett, R M; Herron, A; Keogh, L (1977). "Eosinophilic fasciitis.[] Eosinophilic fasciitis is a rare sclerodermiform syndrome of unknown etiology.[] Eosinophilic fasciitis: report of 15 cases. Mayo Clin Proc 1981; 56:27-34 [Google Scholar] 3. Doyle JA, Ginsburg WW. Eosinophilic fasciitis.[]

  • Acute Myelocytic Leukemia

    Translocations involving chromosome band 11q23 are very frequent in both acute lymphoblastic and acute myeloid leukemias and are the most common genetic alteration in infants with leukemia. In all age groups and all phenotypes of leukemia, an 11q23 translocation carries a poor prognosis. A major question has been[…][]

  • Eosinophilia Myalgia Syndrome

    fasciitis, localized forms of scleroderma, keloid, and the newly described entity of fibrosing colonopathy.[] We report here the clinical and histopathologic findings in 4 patients who developed an illness resembling eosinophilic fasciitis following the initiation of oral L-tryptophan[] L-tryptophan and its metabolites are assumed to trigger the autoinflammatory disorders eosinophilic fasciitis, eosinophilia-myalgia-syndrome and toxic oil syndrome.[]

  • Scleredema Adultorum

    Eosinophilic fasciitis and scleredema adultorum might be subtypes of one disease entity.[] […] fingers ANA with subgroups (CENP, SCI-70) Eosinophilic fasciitis Arms and legs are attacked Attached skin often warm and reddish (in active phase) High eosinophilic white[] Scleredema adultorum, or Bushke disease. ( 14526859 ) 2003 24 Scleroderma-like syndrome in a child: eosinophilic fasciitis or scleredema adultorum?[]

  • Arthritis

    Arthritis is a term often used to mean any disorder that affects joints. Symptoms generally include joint pain and stiffness. Other symptoms may include redness, warmth, swelling, and decreased range of motion of the affected joints. In some types other organs are also affected. Onset can be gradual or[…][]

  • Tendinitis

    Tendinopathy: Why the Difference Between Tendinitis and Tendinosis Matters Evelyn Bass, LMT Abstract n/a Keywords tendinopathy; tendinosis; tendinitis; tendon; repetetive strain injury; carpal tunnel syndrome; inflammation; treatment; collagen degeneration; collagen production; collagen Full Text: PDF HTML DOI:[…][]

  • Toxic Thyroid Adenoma

    There have been several reports of illness particularly haematological disorders in patients with eosinophilic fasciitis.[] Eosinophilic fasciitis is characterized by skin induration, peripheral blood eosinophilia, hypergammaglobulinaemia and thickening, fibrosis and inflammatory cell infiltration[] We describe a case of a 53-year-old woman with simultaneous association of eosinophilic fasciitis and subclinical hyperthyroidism caused by toxic thyroid adenoma.[]

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