Scleroderma - Classification

Classification

Scleroderma is characterized by the appearance of circumscribed or diffuse, hard, smooth, ivory-colored areas that are immobile, and which give the appearance of hidebound skin, a disease 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 morphea
    • Morphea profunda
    • Linear scleroderma
  • Systemic scleroderma
    • CREST syndrome
    • Progressive systemic sclerosis

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