morphea


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Related to morphea: Linear scleroderma, generalized morphea
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Noun1.morphea - localized scleroderma
dermatosclerosis, scleroderma - an autoimmune disease that affects the blood vessels and connective tissue; fibrous connective tissue is deposited in the skin
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morphea

n morfea, una forma de esclerodermia localizada
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1) Morphea can be seen in different shapes on the body and extremities, from small plaques to large lesions causing cosmetic problems.
Other aspects of the agreement duplicate the terms related to the existing collaboration pertaining to RDEB and the new class of therapeutics the companies are developing for morphea, cutaneous eosinophilias, and psoriasis.
The greatest difficulty may be distinguishing connective tissue panniculitis, particularly morphea profunda (MP), from LP.
Basal cell carcinoma of the morphea form may also mimic blepharitis and uncertainty or suspicion of the presence of these tumours must trigger a referral to HES on an urgent basis.
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA--The conventional wisdom regarding the longterm outcomes of morphea in adults with disease onset in childhood has been upended by a recent study.
Sclerodermatous cGVHD is distinguished by plaques of dermal sclerosis resembling morphea, and eventually by generalized scleroderma, often resulting in joint contractures (1-3), (5-7).
The effect of calcipotriol on lesional fibroblasts from patients with active morphea.
There has been one case of localized morphea that was preceded by lichen aureus (6).
Morphea presents as localized induration of the skin as the result of dermal and subcutaneous fibrosis.