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Image Number 4726 (Morphea)


Diagnosis: Morphea

Site: Abdomen

Sex: F

Age: 45


Description: Indurated hyperpigmented plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


 A case presented by Dr. Ayman Abdelmaksoud, MD (Egypt, Mansoura Hospital).

A 45-year-old woman presented with indurated plaques involved large portions of  the trunk and extremities of 5 years duration. On examination, wide spread sclerotic indurated areas with hyperpigmentation were seen. Serological tests for connective tissue disease were non-reactive and skin biopsy was consistent with morphea. The patient has been treated with an oral hydroxychloroquine 400 mg/day plus topical corticosteroid.

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