Muscle Nerve 2017 Sep 27;56(3):525-529. Epub 2017 Mar 27.
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, Florida, 32224, USA.
: Eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) is a rare disorder that can present with muscle symptoms that mimic other neuromuscular diseases.Methods
: We report the case of a 43-year-old woman with chronic muscle aches, tightness, and stiffness with hypertrophied, well-defined muscles despite physical inactivity, and thickened skin with reduced elasticity and discoloration.Results
: Except for mild peripheral eosinophilia, laboratory studies, including blood count, electrolytes, paraneoplastic panel, muscle enzymes, thyroid function, and serum protein electrophoresis, were normal. Read More