Diffuse fasciitis and eosinophilia with symmetric polyarthritis

J. Rosenthal, M. D. Benson

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Articular involvement has been infrequently reported in diffuse fasciitis with eosinophilia. The authors report a 37-year-old patient with diffuse fasciitis with eosinophilia, concurrent symmetrical polyarthritis, and bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome. Light microscopy and immunofluorescence studies of synovium and full-thickness calf biopsy were done. Synovial fluid analyses showed mildly inflammatory fluid. Response to prednisone, clinically and by laboratory indicators, was prompt and dramatic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)507-509
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of internal medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980

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  • Internal Medicine

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