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Noun1.scleredema - a skin disease marked by hard edema of the tissue usually beginning in the face
dropsy, edema, hydrops, oedema - swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
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10] A negative ANA test might point to other fibrosing illnesses, such as linear or local scleroderma, eosinophilic fasciitis, and scleredema.
Scleredema of Buschke or scleredema adultorum is a rare primary cutaneous fibromucinosis of unknown etiology that is characterized by extensive woody, non-pitting induration of skin throughout the body, with systemic involvement being rather uncommon.
Systemic sclerosis must be differentiated from other conditions associated with skin fibrosis, including localized scleroderma, scleredema, scleromyxedema, and eosinophilic fasciitis, as well as rare conditions (e.
They include acanthosis nigricans and NLD, both seen in this patient, as well as bullous diabeticorum, diabetic dermopathy, eruptive xanthomas, generalized granuloma annulare, infections (yeast or bacterial), neuropathic foot ulcers, and scleredema.