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Revista argentina de dermatología

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CHIESURA, V et al. Eosinophilic fasciitis: a case report. Rev. argent. dermatol. [online]. 2014, vol.95, n.3, pp.27-30. ISSN 1851-300X.

We report the case of a 71 years old woman, consulting in the Dermatology Department of our hospital for erythematous, edematous, indurated to the touch patches in forearms and legs, progressing to frank induration of the integument, limited joint mobility, flexion contractures and mild muscle weakness associated with scleroderma-like plaques on the trunk. The histopathology reported epidermis and dermis preserved with eosinophilic fasciitis and myositis. The clinical presentation, diagnostic methods (histopathology and MRI), differential diagnosis and possible treatments, were reviewed.

Keywords : Eosinophilic fasciitis; Myositis.

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