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Keloidal scleroderma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14749984     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Progressive systemic sclerosis (PSS) can involve the skin diffusely or in a limited way. Rarely cutaneous involvement can assume a hypertrophic form, described in the literature as keloidal scleroderma. The authors describe a PSS patient who presented cutaneous manifestations compatible with the diagnosis of this clinical situation. The clinical features, pathogenic mechanism and therapeutic approach are discussed and a broad review of the literature is given.
Mittermayer Santiago; Dálvaro Oliveira de Castro; Cíntia Andrade Costa; Edgard Souza Passos; Ariene Paixão
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2003-12-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical rheumatology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0770-3198     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  2004 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-01-29     Completed Date:  2004-05-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8211469     Medline TA:  Clin Rheumatol     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  50-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Escola Bahiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública, Bahia, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Antirheumatic Agents / therapeutic use
Azathioprine / therapeutic use
Keloid / drug therapy,  etiology*,  pathology
Penicillamine / therapeutic use
Scleroderma, Diffuse / complications*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antirheumatic Agents; 446-86-6/Azathioprine; 52-67-5/Penicillamine

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