oa South African Medical Journal - Eosinophilic fasciitis in South Africa - a report of 2 cases
|Article Title||Eosinophilic fasciitis in South Africa - a report of 2 cases|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Rheumatology Unit, Departments of Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery, Johannesburg Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand and School of Pathology, South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Apr 1981|
|Pages||540 - 542|
|Keyword(s)||Case report, Clinical features, Diagnosis, Eosinophilic fasciitis, Histology, Presentation, Rheumatology and Treatment|
Eosinophilic fasciitis was first descriptionbed by Shulman in 1974 and is characterized by oedema of the extremities, peripheral eosinophilia, hypergammaglobulinaemia and inflammation of the deep fascia.
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