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What is Morphea?

What is Morphea?

  • Morphea: A condition which is characterized by connective tissue replacement of the skin with firm white patches.
  • Morphea: A term used to describe a variety of localized asymmetrical SKIN thickening that is similar to those of SYSTEMIC SCLERODERMA but without the disease features in the multiple internal organs and BLOOD VESSELS. Lesions may be characterized as patches or plaques (morphea), bands (linear), or nodules.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Morphea: localized scleroderma.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Morphea: Introduction

Types of Morphea:

Broader types of Morphea:

How serious is Morphea?

Complications of Morphea: see complications of Morphea

What causes Morphea?

Causes of Morphea: see causes of Morphea

What are the symptoms of Morphea?

Symptoms of Morphea: see symptoms of Morphea

Complications of Morphea: see complications of Morphea

Morphea: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Morphea.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Morphea: Allergist/Immunologist, Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Morphea.
Treatments for Morphea: see treatments for Morphea

Name and Aliases of Morphea

Main name of condition: Morphea

Other names or spellings for Morphea:

Morphoea, Localized scleroderma Source - Diseases Database

Morphea: Related Conditions

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