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 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