generalized morphea


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Related to generalized morphea: localized morphea, linear morphea

generalized morphea

A severe form of localized morphea. There are multiple indurated plaques, hyperpigmentation, and possible muscle atrophy. It is not associated with systemic disease. The disease may become inactive in 3 to 5 years.
See also: morphea
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On the basis of widespread disease, absence of systemic involvement and suggestive histopathology, he was labelled as generalized morphea.
Arif and Hassan reported a case of generalized morphea associated with hypothyroidism.
Antihistone antibodies are detected in 42% of localized scleroderma patients and 87% of patients with generalized morphea.
Generalized morphea is a rare condition and occurs in the cases of disseminated sclerosis without systemic involvement.
With these investigations, a diagnosis of generalized morphea with hypothyroidism secondary to autoimmune thyroiditis was made.
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