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Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies of Dermatologists for Treating Morphea in Hungary.

  title={Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies of Dermatologists for Treating Morphea in Hungary.},
  author={G. Bali and B. Hidv{\'e}gi},
  journal={Acta dermatovenerologica Croatica : ADC},
  volume={26 1},
Localized scleroderma is an uncommon disease, only infrequently encountered by dermatologists in private practices or even in larger academic centers. Because of its rarity, current treatment guidelines are mostly based on low-level clinical evidence and expert opinions. The aim of this study was to evaluate treatment strategies to treat localized scleroderma. A questionnaire was developed and sent to dermatologists in Hungary. 101 returned questionnaires were eligible for evaluation. 87.12% of… Expand


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Update on morphea: part II. Outcome measures and treatment.
  • N. Fett, V. Werth
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • 2011
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