Eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome, eosinophilic fasciitis, and related fasciitis disorders

Jeffrey A. Allen*, John Varga

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The fasciitis disorders share clinical and histopathological features with systemic sclerosis, the prototype systemic fibrosing disorder. The fibrosing disorders are heterogeneous category of conditions and include eosinophilic fasciitis (diffuse fasciitis with eosinophilia), eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome, and the toxic oil syndrome, discussed in details in this chapter.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNeuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages1561-1573
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781461465676
ISBN (Print)1461465664, 9781461465669
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2013

Keywords

  • Eosinophilia
  • Epidemiology
  • Fibrosis
  • Immune System
  • Immunogenetics
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Tryptophan
  • Xenobiotics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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