We took into consideration for differential diagnosis several scleroderma-like disorders: eosinophilic fasciitis, localized and systemic sclerosis, nephrogenic systemic fibrosis, scleromyxedema, scleredema and eosinophilia myalgia syndrome.
We have reported a case of eosinophilic fasciitis with livedo reticularis caused by factor V Leiden.
Considering that Eosinophilic fasciitis is a scleroderma-like syndrome, VFSS findings are similar to the ones described for SSc.
Derk, "Eosinophilic fasciitis: demographics, disease pattern and response to treatment: report of 12 cases and review of the literature," International Journal ofDermathology, vol.
as a paraneoplastic phenomenon associated with metastatic colorectal carcinoma.
(also called Shul-man's syndrome) is a rare, localized, fibrosing disorder of subcutaneous tissues.
Acquired amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia purpura and eosinophilic fasciitis
: a long relapsing and remitting course.
Eosinophilic fasciitis is slightly more common in middle-aged men, but can occur in women and children.
In eosinophilic fasciitis, low- to moderate-dose prednisone (20-30 mg)--and, if needed, methotrexate as a steroid-sparing agent--can be given, Dr.
Overlap syndromes also were reported; 8 patients had morphea and lichen sclerosus et atrophicus; and two had morphea with eosinophilic fasciitis
(EF) is a rare inflammatory disease of unknown etiology.
When the woman was admitted, the differential diagnosis was between scleroderma and eosinophilic fasciitis
(also known as generalized morphea profunda), according to Dr.