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.
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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