Search Results for: morphea

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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sclerodermas

…collagen in the dermis and subcutis. One of those diseases manifests itself as localized or widespread patches and plaques (morphea) and by localized linear lesions (linear scleroderma), whereas the other expresses itself diffusely on acral parts…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Keloids and Hypertrophic Scars: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Hypertrophic scars Keloids Differential diagnosis Morphea Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus (note genital and extragenital locations) Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Eosinophilic Fasciitis: Overview

…is critical because therapy and prognosis are radically different. Refractory cases of eosinophilic fasciitis may represent morphea profunda. Inadequate (too superficial) biopsy may lead to the wrong diagnosis. Side effects of systemic steroids may…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

A disease manifested chiefly in the skin by vesicles and bullae that appear on sites of trauma, especially the face and dorsa of the hands, often in conjunction with macular hyperpigmentation and hypertrichosis of a face and sclerodermoid changes…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Morphea, late stage vs. Collagenous nevus

A disease manifested chiefly in the skin by vesicles and bullae that appear on sites of trauma, especially the face and dorsa of the hands, often in conjunction with macular hyperpigmentation and hypertrichosis of a face and sclerodermoid changes…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus vs. Superficial morphea

A disease manifested chiefly in the skin by vesicles and bullae that appear on sites of trauma, especially the face and dorsa of the hands, often in conjunction with macular hyperpigmentation and hypertrichosis of a face and sclerodermoid changes…

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