dermatosclerosis


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Related to dermatosclerosis: atrophie blanche
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Noun1.dermatosclerosis - an autoimmune disease that affects the blood vessels and connective tissuedermatosclerosis - an autoimmune disease that affects the blood vessels and connective tissue; fibrous connective tissue is deposited in the skin
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
morphea - localized scleroderma
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Treatment involves several factors and may be difficult, due to the disease's own changes, such as associated comorbidities, advanced age, eczema and dermatosclerosis, (3) and the therapy is related to correction of the preexisting condition and use of local measures to occur.
Stage 3 lymphedema, sometimes called elephantiasis, is characterized by papillomatous lesions and pronounced dermatosclerosis.