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Eosinophilic Fasciitis and Related Syndromes

  • Hans G. Fassbender
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Abstract

In 1974, Shulman described for the first time a new disease profile, similar to scleroderma, which is characterized by a diffuse fasciitis with hypergammaglobulinaemia and blood eosinophilia which he later designated as eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) or diffuse EF.

Keywords

Pulmonary Hypertension Blood Eosinophilia Hypereosinophilic Syndrome Eosinophilic Fasciitis Related Syndrome 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans G. Fassbender
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  1. 1.Zentrum für Rheuma-PathologieMainzGermany

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