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Eosinophilic Fasciitis Unmasking a Lung Cancer

  • Emilie Vandamme
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    Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
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  • Philippe Hainaut
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    Requests for reprints should be addressed to Philippe Hainaut, MD, PhD, Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Catholic University of Louvain, 10 Avenue Hippocrate, 1200 Brussels, Belgium.
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    Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
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Published:September 21, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2021.08.022
      A 60-year-old man without any relevant medical history was admitted for limb edema and progressive skin induration. Bilateral peripheral edema developed 6 months earlier. It had progressed gradually to cardboard-like textural changes of the skin on both lower limbs and later, on the forearms. The patient denied any systemic complaints. Noteworthy, there was no Raynaud's phenomenon, sclerodactyly, arthralgia, myalgia, muscle weakness, nor breathlessness.
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