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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 115-118

Localized scleroderma: A rare clinical entity


Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Seema Dental College and Hospital, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

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Ranjana Garg
Seema Dental College and Hospital, Rishikesh - 249 203, Uttarakhand
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-1363.141877

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Localized Scleroderma (LS), which is also referred to as morphea, is an inflammatory disease that leads to diffuse or localized fibrotic and atrophic skin hardening. It is an uncommon, autoimmune, multisystem connective tissue disease that is characterized by excessive collagen deposition, widespread microvascular abnormalities, widespread skin fibrosis, and proliferative obstructive vasculopathy, which are the hallmark pathological features. Here we present a case of localized scleroderma in a middle-aged female patient.


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