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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatology (2020) 236 (2): 105–110.
Published Online: 30 July 2019
..., Canada Keywords Scleroderma · Extracorporeal photopheresis · Systemic sclerosis · Morphea Abstract Background: Scleroderma is a heterogeneous group of diseases that can be localized or systemic. Localized scleroderma is a fibrosis of the skin characterized by inflammation and thickening due to excessive...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatology (2016) 232 (4): 503–510.
Published Online: 30 August 2016
...Gabor Bali; Julia Frühauf; Nora Wutte; Elisabeth Aberer Background: The treatment of severe morphea is challenging, and treatment experience concerning the use of immunosuppressive agents for this condition is limited. Objective: The purpose of this study is to analyze the use of cyclosporine, its...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatology (2012) 224 (3): 215–220.
Published Online: 25 April 2012
...M.M. Tang; M.M. Bornstein; N. Irla; H. Beltraminelli; T. Lombardi; L. Borradori Morphea is a cutaneous disorder characterized by an excessive collagen deposition. While in almost all cases the sclerosing process exclusively affects the skin, there are anecdotal cases in which associated mucosal...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatology (2011) 223 (1): 9–12.
Published Online: 25 August 2011
...B. Laetsch; T. Hofer; N. Lombriser; S. Lautenschlager We report on 3 females with breast cancer who developed morphea at the site of post-surgery radiotherapy. One was suffering from other autoimmune skin diseases before the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Postirradiation morphea...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatology (2011) 222 (4): 347–357.
Published Online: 15 July 2011
... or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Scleroderma Water-filtered infrared A Durometry Morphea Localized scleroderma...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatologica (1974) 149 (6): 379–384.
Published Online: 15 October 2009
...S. Jablonska; T. Chorzelski; W. Mazurkiewicz The paper describes a case corresponding clinically and histologically to annular atrophic plaques of the face and resembling lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, morphea, and discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE). Immunopathological investigations were twice...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatologica (1986) 172 (4): 205–208.
Published Online: 13 October 2009
...Jørgen Serup The skin surface of scleroderma skin becomes glossy as a result of epidermal atrophy. In this study, the skin relief was studied in 12 patients with localized scleroderma (morphea). Measurements by a stylus method showed smoothening of the skin in all plaques studied (p < 0.01...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatologica (1987) 175 (5): 253–256.
Published Online: 09 October 2009
...A.-A. Ramelet A patient developed successively acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans (ACA) and localized scleroderma. ACA was demonstrated to be a tick-borne disease, whereas morphea is only suspected to be one. As morphea appeared after successful treatment of ACA, it suggests that localized...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatologica (1991) 182 (3): 145–154.
Published Online: 08 October 2009
...E. Aberer; H. Klade; G. Stanek; W. Gebhart Thirty patients with different clinical manifestations of morphea (circumscribed scleroderma) were investigated for serum antibodies against Borrelia burgdorferi determined by ELISA and Western blot analysis. Forty-six percent of the patients were...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatologica (1991) 183 (1): 57–61.
Published Online: 08 October 2009
...C. Mainetti; E. Schmied; I. Masouyé; P. Chavaz; J.-H. Saurat Two female patients who fulfilled the criteria for L -tryptophan-induced eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome (EMS) had, together with morphea-like and fasciitis-like sclerotic changes of the skin, lesions that clinically mimicked pseudoxanthoma...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatology (1993) 186 (2): 103–105.
Published Online: 08 October 2009
...Y. Soma; T. Tamaki; K. Kikuchi; M. Abe; A. Igarashi; K. Takehara; Y. Ishibashi While the association of morphea and systemic sclerosis (SSc) is considered to be a rare condition, we observed well-demarcated sclerotic skin changes indistinguishable from morphea in 9 of 135 SSc patients who visited...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatology (1992) 185 (3): 196–201.
Published Online: 08 October 2009
... or generalized morphea. Lipoatrophy with mild subcutaneous fibrosis was observed histologically in the patients with nonindurated depressions. In contrast, the patients with indurated lesions exhibited a marked dermal fibrosis and the disappearance of appendices in the dermis. When compared with unaffected skin...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatology (1995) 191 (1): 16–18.
Published Online: 07 October 2009
...A. Parodi; M. Drosera; L. Barbieri; A. Rebora Background : Antihistone antibodies (AHA) are usually considered the serological marker of drug-induced lupus erythematosus, but recently they have been found in patients with systemic scleroderma (SSc) and morphea. Objective and Methods : We determined...
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Dermatology (1995) 191 (1): 25–31.
Published Online: 07 October 2009
... by this method, but the efficacy of EP is still controversial. Objective : Our purpose was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of EP in SS and in severe morphea. Methods : In an open study, 7 patients with SS and 2 patients with severe morphea were treated by EP and were evaluated after 6 months of treatment...
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Dermatology (1994) 189 (4): 399–401.
Published Online: 07 October 2009
...L. Czirják; E. Pócs; G. Szegedi A 26-year-old female developed plaques characteristic of morphea on the volar surfaces of the forearms and on the dorsal surfaces on the ankles following an exposure to trichloroethylene, tetrachloroethylene and other solvents by inhalation. Exposure to chemicals has...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatology (1994) 189 (3): 304–307.
Published Online: 07 October 2009
...J. Castanet; J.P. Lacour; C. Perrin; B. Taillan; D. Dubois; J.P. Ortonne The occurrence of morphea-like changes during the course of eosinophilic fasciitis is considered to be rare. We observed such a case with simultaneous occurrence of both types of lesions. Histologically, fibrosis...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatology (1997) 194 (2): 147–150.
Published Online: 06 October 2009
...T. Inazumi; J. Kawashima; S. Tajima; T. Nishikawa Background: Atrophoderma of Pasini-Pierini and morphea are considered to be distinct clinical entities. However, some authors say that they are closely related diseases. We encountered 5 unique cases that did not fit the criteria for both diseases...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatology (2008) 218 (1): 63–66.
Published Online: 13 November 2008
...F. Kauer; J.C. Simon; M. Sticherling Scleroderma may present as being strictly limited to the skin, as in morphea, or within a multiorgan disease, as in systemic sclerosis. Accordingly, cutaneous manifestations vary clinically. In nodular or keloidal scleroderma, patients develop lesions...
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Journal: Dermatology
Dermatology (2003) 207 (3): 298–301.
Published Online: 17 October 2003
... scleroderma (morphea). After 12 weeks, improvement of skin sclerosis can be detected by skin score and cutometer measurements but not by the fast Fourier transform method. Punch biopsies (4 mm) from treated lesional skin and nontreated lesional skin were taken, before and after treatment. The FFT method can...