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Symptoms Of Morphea
Se below: Morphea is localized thickening scarring of the skin. It is commoner on the body and can affect both children and adults. It begins with red thickened areas that then become hypopigmented and turn into thickened scar tissue. It can be local or generalized and the skin biopsy looks like scleroderma. Physical therapy to maintain function is important and if progressive can require immunosuppression. ...Read more
I believe I have sjogren's. Can't find another reason for symptoms, have morphea. I am only 26. Is it true that it's worse for younger patients? (doc. Appt. Soon) it is rapidly progressing...
What are symptoms of localised morphea circumscribed scleroderma of the glans of penis with pics if any/ also what are symptoms of penis lichen sclero?
Biopsy confirmed morphea but Derm said couldn't be right cause I have no symptoms. Rheum&Derm thinks it lupus or sarcoid. All labs are neg. help?
Depends: Localized Morphea can affect children or adults. It starts as red raised skin lesions that progress to sclerosis and thickening, mostly on the trunk. Treatment is symptomatic as not curable ,and prevention of contractures. Diffuse morphea is widespread and can lead to contractures . Treatments include UVL methotrexate. Some progress to scleroderma or other rheumatic disease. ...Read more