Eosinophilic fasciitis: a good response with conservative treatment

Gaffney, K., Kearns, G., Moraes, D., O'Dowd, J. F. and Casey, E. B. (1993) Eosinophilic fasciitis: a good response with conservative treatment. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 162 (7). pp. 256-257. ISSN 0021-1265

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Abstract

A 52 year old man developed progressive painful swelling of both calves and difficulty walking. Physical examination showed asymmetrical localised swelling with induration and tenderness on palpation. Peripheral blood eosinophilia was noted. Biopsy of deep fascia and muscle showed typical features of eosinophilic fasciitis. He was treated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and intensive physiotherapy. The clinical features had completely resolved six months later.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: therapeutic use,combined modality therapy,complications,complications,humans,leg,male,middle aged,physical therapy modalities,treatment outcome
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2020 00:03
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2020 23:52
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/76656
DOI: 10.1007/BF02957573

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