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Eosinophilic fasciitis

  • Symptoms
    • Bone pain or tenderness
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
      • Numbness or tingling in one or both hands
      • Pain in one or both hands
      • Weakness in one or both hands
    • Muscle weakness
    • Tenderness and swelling of the arms and legs (occasionally including joints)
    • Thickened skin with puckered appearance

    Signs and tests

    Tests that may be done include:

    • Gamma globulins (a type of immune system cell)
    • Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)
    • MRI
    • Muscle biopsy
    • Skin biopsy