Morphea

Morphea is a medical term for localized scleroderma. The disease involves isolated patches of hardened skin - there generally is no internal organ involvement.

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Sclerodactyly
... Lupus erythematosus–lichen planus overlap syndrome Tumid Verrucous Rowell's syndrome Scleroderma/ Morphea Localized scleroderma Localized morphea Morphea–lichen ...
Morphea - Treatment
... many different treatments have been tried for morphea including topical, intra-lesional, and systemic corticosteroids ... the deeper portions of the skin and thus, thought to soften the plaques in morphea by acting in two fashions 1) by causing a systemic immunosuppression from UV light ... As with all of these treatments for morphea, the difficulty in assessing outcomes in an objective way has limited the interpretation of most studies involving these treatment modalities ...
Morphea–lichen Sclerosus Et Atrophicus Overlap
... Morphea–lichen sclerosus et atrophicus overlap is characterized by both lesions of morphea and lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, most commonly seen in women ...
Morphea (comics)
... Morphea 6593AB-7, usually simply called Morphea (pronunciation MORE-fee-ah), is a fictional character published by DC Comics ...
Scleroderma - Classification
... occurring in both localized and systemic forms Localized scleroderma Localized morphea Morphea-lichen sclerosus et atrophicus overlap Generalized morphea Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini Pansclerotic ...