JEROME ROSENTHAL, M.D.; MERRILL D. BENSON, M.D.
Articular involvement has been infrequently reported in diffuse fasciitis with eosinophilia. We report a 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.
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ROSENTHAL J, BENSON MD. Diffuse Fasciitis and Eosinophilia with Symmetric Polyarthritis. Ann Intern Med. 1980;92:507–509. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-4-507
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