Eosinophilic fasciitis in a female child

Alex G. Ortega-Loayza, Bradley G. Merritt, Pamela A. Groben, Dean S. Morrell

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Eosinophilic fasciitis is an uncommon entity characterized by peripheral eosinophilia and fasciitis. To our knowledge, approximately 30 pediatric patients have been reported. We describe a 12-year-old girl with eosinophilic fasciitis. The patient received interdisciplinary treatment including methotrexate, systemic steroids, and physical therapy with progressive improvement. Her presentation provides more evidence of a potential phenotype of this disease specific to childhood eosinophilic fasciitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S72-S74
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Issue number5 SUPPL. 1
StatePublished - May 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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