Heidi Jacobe

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Morphea (Localized Scleroderma)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Demographics Morphea may present at any age. In children, the linear subtype predominates while in adults’ plaque and generalized subtypes are most common. Morphea occurs more frequently in women, especially in adults where female predominance is marked (5:1). Morphea is not the same as scleroderma (systemic sclerosis), and it…

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