Extracorporeal photochemotherapy in the treatment of eosinophilic fasciitis.

  title={Extracorporeal photochemotherapy in the treatment of eosinophilic fasciitis.},
  author={Clara Romano and Pietro Rubegni and Giovambattista De Aloe and Elisabetta Stanghellini and Giuseppina D'Ascenzo and L. Andreassi and Michele Fimiani},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  volume={17 1},
BACKGROUND Eosinophilic fasciitis (EF) is a rare connective tissue disorder characterized clinically by symmetrical swelling, induration and thickening of the skin and histologically by thickening of the fascia with chronic inflammatory infiltrate containing eosinophils. The disease is classified in the spectrum morphea/systemic sclerosis and treated with systemic steroids and other immunosuppressant drugs. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to use extracorporeal photochemotherapy (ECP… CONTINUE READING


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