linear morphea


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morphea

 [mor-fe´ah] (Gr.)
a type of localized scleroderma in which connective tissue replaces the skin and sometimes subcutaneous tissues, with formation of ivory white or pink patches, bands, or lines that are sometimes bordered by a purple areola. The lesions are firm but not hard and are usually depressed; they may remain localized or may involute, leaving atrophy and scarring. Called also circumscribed or localized scleroderma.
linear morphea linear scleroderma.

linear morphea

linear scleroderma.
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34) The mean age of onset depends on the subtype, and ranges from 12 years for linear morphea to 45 years for deep morphea.
Neurologic involvement due to atrophy associated with the "en coup de sabre" form of linear morphea or Parry Romberg syndrome may cause seizures.