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Eosinophilic fasciitis as a paraneoplastic syndrome, a case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  24525268     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) is a rare disease with characteristic clinical and histological features, previously reported to be associated with various hematological and solid malignancies. We report a typical case of eosinophilic fasciitis in a 67-year-old man in association with MDS/AML and subsequently bladder cancer. On the two occasions, the eosinophilic fasciitis completely resolved upon successful treatment of the concomitant malignancy. The diagnosis of EF should trigger further evaluation for any associated hematological disorder, which, if adequately treated, can result in the resolution of EF.
Housam Haddad; Suchitra Sundaram; Cynthia Magro; Usama Gergis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-2-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hematology/oncology and stem cell therapy     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1658-3876     ISO Abbreviation:  Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther     Publication Date:  2014 Feb 
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Created Date:  2014-2-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101468532     Medline TA:  Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014. Published by Elsevier B.V.
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