fasciitis

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fas·ci·i·tis

 (făsh′ē-ī′tĭs, făs′-)
n.
Inflammation in a fascia, usually as a result of infection or injury.

fasciitis

(ˌfæʃɪˈaɪtɪs)
n
(Medicine) inflammation of the fascia of a muscle
Translations

fas·ci·i·tis

n. fascitis, infl. de una fascia.

fasciitis

n fascitis f; necrotizing — fascitis necrotizante
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3,4 Within this group there are distinct clinical presentations which are: disseminated plaques morphea, pansclerotic morphea and eosinophilic fasciitis.
9] In the current case, as there was dominant involvement in the muscle tissues and there was no possibility of secondary effect in the adjacent fascia, eosinophilic fasciitis was excluded.
The common causes for raised eosinophil count are parasitic conditions, allergy/atopy, eczema, urticaria, allergic rhinitis, angioneurotic oedema, reactive eosinophilia subsequent to T-cell lymphoma, B-cell lymphoma, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, eosinophilic leukemia, idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome, allergic drug reactions and collagen vascular diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, eosinophilic fasciitis or allergic angiitis.
Eosinophilic fasciitis is a rare, localized fibrosing disorder of the fascia of unclear aetiology and pathophysiology (1).
Eosinophilic fasciitis as a paraneoplastic phenomenon associated with metastatic colorectal carcinoma.
Pope: Systemic sclerosis can be confused with such sclerodermalike skin disorders as eosinophilic fasciitis (EF), morphea, scleromyxedema, and nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF).
APMA can be either idiopathic or caused by a variety of conditions, such as acquired clonal cytogenetic abnormalities, drug sensitivity, toxin exposure, infectious diseases such as viral infection (1), (2), immune diseases such as lupus erythematosus (3), systemic sclerosis (4), eosinophilic fasciitis (5), and malignancy (6), (7).
Eosinophilic fasciitis is a rare disorder characterized by symmetrical and painful inflammation and swelling of the extremities, leading to induration and the characteristic peau d'orange configuration.
Eosinophilic pneumonia, eosinophilic fasciitis, hypereosinophilic syndrome, and cutaneous eosinophilic vasculitis have been described in patients with RA.
Overlap syndromes also were reported; 8 patients had morphea and lichen sclerosus et atrophicus; and two had morphea with eosinophilic fasciitis.

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