eosinophilic fasciitis

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e·o·sin·o·phil·ic fas·ci·i·tis

[MIM*226350]
induration and edema of the connective tissues of the extremities, usually appearing following exertion; associated with elevated sedimentation rate, elevated IgG, and eosinophilia.
Synonym(s): Shulman syndrome

eosinophilic fasciitis

inflammation of fasciae of the limbs, associated with eosinophilia, edema, and swelling. The cause is unknown, but the condition often occurs after strenuous exercise. Also called Shulman's syndrome.
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Eosinophilic fasciitis

eosinophilic fasciitis

Inflammation of muscle fascia, associated with eosinophilia, pain, and swelling.
See also: fasciitis

Shulman,

Lawrence Edward, U.S. rheumatologist, 1919–.
Shulman syndrome - induration and edema of the connective tissues of the extremities, usually appearing following exertion. Synonym(s): eosinophilic fasciitis