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Stiff Skin Syndrome

Known as: SSKS 
A rare, autosomal dominant inherited syndrome caused by mutations in the FBN1 gene. It is characterized by hard and thickened skin, usually over the… Expand
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2017
2017
We evaluated the effect of TiO2 nanoparticles (NPs) on cold tolerance (CT) development in two chickpea (Cicer arietinum L… Expand
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a complex and incompletely understood disease associated with fibrosis in multiple organs. Recent… Expand
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2011
2011
A small income and the limited ability of the government and the formal business sector to provide sufficient employment… Expand
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Stiff skin syndrome, an autosomal dominant congenital form of scleroderma, is caused by mutations in the domain of fibrillin-1… Expand
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2006
2006
Stiff skin syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by pronounced skin induration, mild hypertrichosis and limited joint… Expand
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2000
2000
Abstract: Four patients are described with stone‐hard indurations of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, predominantly on the… Expand
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1997
1997
Congenital fascial dystrophy is an uncommon disorder that may mimic scleroderma. The skin is bound down and feels "wood hard" on… Expand
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1989
1989
Four patients are described with stony-hard induration of the skin and deeper tissues, most pronounced on the buttocks, thighs… Expand
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1984
1984
Abstract: Our patient's disease was similar to the persons with stiff skin syndrome described by Esterly and McKusick (1). Stony… Expand
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1971
Highly Cited
1971
  • N. Esterly
  • Birth defects original article series
  • 1971
  • Corpus ID: 32524595
Four patients are described with localized areas of stony-hard skin, mild hirsutism, and limitation of joint mobility. In three… Expand
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