Eosinophilic fasciitis successfully treated with cyclosporine
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- Bukiej, A., Dropiński, J., Dyduch, G. et al. Clin Rheumatol (2005) 24: 634. doi:10.1007/s10067-005-1099-4
We report on a 45-year-old female who developed eosinophilic fasciitis, characterized by scleroderma-like skin indurations, predominantly on the extremities and chest, with joint contractures and intermittent blood eosinophilia. Histologic examination revealed fibrosis of muscle fascia and eosinophilic infiltration. High-dose systemic corticosteroid therapy was ineffective, but cyclosporine treatment led to remission.