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What is the treatment for morphea?
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Topical steroid tape
The location determines the therapy.
For local involvement can use local corticosteroid tape - which delivers local steroids by occlusion. More widespread involvement is like an orphan disease and we have no good systemic therapy. We have tried a variety of rheumatology dmards but we still do not have proven therapy. Insurance company can block our attempts to help our patients.

In brief: Topical steroid tape
The location determines the therapy.
For local involvement can use local corticosteroid tape - which delivers local steroids by occlusion. More widespread involvement is like an orphan disease and we have no good systemic therapy. We have tried a variety of rheumatology dmards but we still do not have proven therapy. Insurance company can block our attempts to help our patients.
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