Eosinophilic fasciitis in an African: possible benefit of chloroquine treatment

Authors: Allen, S.C.

Journal: Postgraduate Medical Journal

Volume: 60

Pages: 685-686

ISSN: 0032-5473

DOI: 10.1136/pgmj.60.708.685


A 58-year-old black woman with eosinophilic fasciitis is reported, this being the first report to our knowledge of the condition from Africa. The patient showed a subjective and objective improvement in symptoms on two occasions when treated with chloroquine.

Source: Manual

Preferred by: Stephen Allen