J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2017 Feb 1. Epub 2017 Feb 1.
Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 48202.
Eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) is a rare, systemic inflammatory disease that is characterized by symmetrical swelling and scleroderma-like indurations of the distal extremities and trunk, often accompanied by pain and eosinophilia. Rarely, muscle degeneration may occur. Histologically, EF is marked by thickened, fibrotic fascia and fascial inflammation with lymphocytes and eosinophils. Read More