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January 1985

Eosinophilic Fasciitis, Reactive Hepatitis, and Splenomegaly

Author Affiliations

From the Stanford (Calif) Medical Center.

Arch Intern Med. 1985;145(1):162-163. doi:10.1001/archinte.1985.00360010208039

• Eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) is an acute, idiopathic inflammatory disorder often manifested by tender swelling of the extremities after extreme physical exertion. It is usually without visceral complications. I treated a 25-year-old man with EF who had reactive hepatitis and splenomegaly. To my knowledge, the former has never been reported and the latter only once.

(Arch Intern Med 1985;145:162-163)