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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Year: 2007, vol. 13, issue 1
Subject Collection: Medicine
Page: 68-70
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2007131.64
Online date: November 14, 2007

J of IMAB 2007; 13(1):68-70
Valentina Dimitrova, Ivelina Yordanova, Dimitar K. Gospodinov
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical University - Pleven, Bulgaria

Generalized morphea is a subtype of localized scleroderma, which lacks systemic manifestations and displays widespread, multiple, well-circumscribed, indurated plaques.
We represent a 46-year-old woman with generalized morphea. More than 3 years ago she developed multiple, nonpruritic plaques symmetrically on the trunk and extremities.
The patient’s clinical history, laboratory analysis and histopathologic examination were consistent with generalized morphea, a rare subtype of localized scleroderma.

Key words: localized scleroderma, morphea, generalized morphea.

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Dimitrova V, Yordanova I, Gospodinov DK. Generalized morphea: a case report. J of IMAB 2007; 13(1):68-70. doi: 10.5272/jimab.2007131.64

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