Eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) is a rare systemic inflammatory disease with an unknown etiology. Making a diagnosis in such a case is always a challenge as it is a rare disease and mimics scleroderma and scleroderma-like syndrome but should be kept in mind as it carries a high mortality. Furthermore, it is a treatable disease. Here, we report a 41-year-old woman who presented to the rheumatology clinic at the Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman, with a one-month history of bilateral swelling of the forearms along with skin tightness and fingers contraction. Her history and physical examination along with histopathological examination and magnetic resonance imaging findings were consistent with EF. She showed an excellent response to steroids and methotrexate which is not a combination therapy that has been tried or mentioned previously.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Oman Medical Journal|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 2019|
- Eosinophilic Fasciitis
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