Localized scleroderma

Known as: Addison's keloid, scleroderma morphea, morphea scleroderma 
A chronic disorder, possibly autoimmune, marked by excessive production of collagen which results in hardening and thickening of body tissues… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVE Assessment of disease activity is a major challenge in the management of children with localized scleroderma. The aim… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Sclerosing conditions of the skin are manifested by a full spectrum of presentations that includes skin-limited forms as well as… (More)
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2000
2000
INTRODUCTION Localized scleroderma (LS) can cause permanent disability, and there is no universally accepted effective treatment… (More)
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND For treatment of localized scleroderma numerous treatments, including ones with potentially hazardous side effects… (More)
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1998
Review
1998
Localized scleroderma can be divided into three main subtypes: morphea, linear scleroderma, and generalized morphea. Plaque… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) is a novel peptide that exhibits platelet-derived growth factor-like activities and is… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
The mechanism that may cause degenerative fibrotic skin lesions was studied in situ using skin biopsies from patients with… (More)
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1993
1993
OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence and antigen specificity of antihistone antibodies (AHA) in localized scleroderma. METHODS… (More)
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1979
Highly Cited
1979
Skin biopsies of uniform location and surface area (7 mm diameter) were obtained from the extensor aspect of the forearm of 147… (More)
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1977
Highly Cited
1977
The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency, distribution, and nature of cellular infiltrates in 108 skin biopsies… (More)
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