Citations with the tag: SCLERODERMA (Disease) -- Diagnosis

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  • Manometric analysis of patients with gastrointestinal manifestations of scleroderma.
    Jaffer, Salim A; Wigley, Fredrick; Lacy, Brian E // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS30 

    An abstract of the article "Manometric Analysis of Patients With Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Scleroderma," by Salim A. Jaffer, Fredrick Wigley and Brian E. Lacy is presented.

  • Keloids in Scleroderma.Keloidal Scleroderma: A Unique Entity.
    Sen, Sumit; Biswas, Tanusree; Banerje, Gautam; Biswas, Saugato // Indian Journal of Dermatology; Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p153 

    The article presents a case study of a 26‑year‑old female who was taken to the dermatology outdoor with progressive tightening of skin of face and fingers, constricted oral aperture, and sclerodactyly pitted scarring of second and third fingers of left upper limb since. She does...

  • MINERVA.
    Sen, Sumit; Biswas, Tanusree; Banerje, Gautam; Biswas, Saugato // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 12/14/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6816, p1560 

    Reports global developments related to medicine as of December 1991. Simplicity of the criteria for the diagnosing scleroderma; Influence of junkfoods on the decline of coronary heart diseases; Impact of the development of food enhancers on psychiatrists.

  • Linear scleroderma en coup de sabre and frontal lobe epilepsy.
    Wieringa, Joanne E.; Hogeman, Paul H. G.; Vermeulen, Jeroen R. // Archives of Disease in Childhood; Jan2013, Vol. 98 Issue 1, p19 

    The article presents a case study of a five-year-old boy with impairment of speech and loss of motor control over both legs and also suffering from two episodes of paralysis of his arm without involuntary movements. A hypopigmented linear plaque has been observed on his left frontal scalp during...

  • Scanning laser Doppler may predict disease progression of localised scleroderma in children and young adults.
    Wieringa, Joanne E.; Hogeman, Paul H. G.; Vermeulen, Jeroen R. // Current Medical Literature: Dermatology; 2013, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p50 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Scanning laser Doppler may predict disease progression of localised scleroderma in children and young adults" by L.J. Shaw and colleagues in the February 3, 2013 issue.

  • The correlation between durometer score and modified Rodnan skin score in systemic sclerosis.
    Moon, Ki; Song, Ran; Kim, Jin; Lee, Eun; Song, Yeong // Rheumatology International; Aug2012, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p2465 

    The aims of the present study were to determine the correlation between durometer scores with modified Rodnan skin scores (MRSS), scleroderma symptoms, and physical functions. A total of 31 patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc, 16 diffuse and 15 limited type) were enrolled in this study. Skin...

  • Bilateral Edema.
    Morse, Joel; Applegate, P. David // Podiatry Management; Feb2014, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p12 

    A letter to the editor is presented describing the case of a woman with bilateral edema.

  • Morphea Simulating Paucibacillary Leprosy Clinically and Histopathologically.
    Delgado, José Saulo Torres; Cavalcanti, Marília Lopes; Kac, Bernard Kawa; Pires, Claudia Lopes // Indian Journal of Dermatology; Jan-Feb2013, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p1 

    Clinically and histopathologically paucibacillary leprosy shows similar features with initial morphea. In this case we report a 24 yr-old male patient who presented to our dermatology department with diagnosed paucibacillary leprosy by his local dermatologist, and confirmed by perineurovascular...

  • Linear Scleroderma with Calcinosis and its Successful Treatment with Surgical Excision.
    Shankar Agarwal, Uma; Kumar Besarwal, Raj; Panse, Gauri; Bhola, Kalyani // Indian Journal of Dermatology; Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 58 Issue 2, following p160 

    The article discusses the condition of linear scleroderma which is a variant of localized scleroderma. It presents a case study of a 22 year old female presented with a single, linear plaque with atrophy over the anterior surface of the right arm and postero lateral aspect of the forearm. It...

  • Silicone and scleroderma revisited.
    Lidar, M; Agmon-Levin, N; Langevitz, P; Shoenfeld, Y // Lupus; Feb2012, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p121 

    Silicone, a synthetic polymer considered to be a biologically inert substance, is used in a multitude of medical products, the most publicly recognized of which are breast implants. Silicone breast implants have been in use since the early 1960s for cosmetic and reconstructive purposes, and...

  • Ultrasonography is a sensitive tool for monitoring localized scleroderma.
    S. C. Li; M. S. Liebling; K. A. Haines // Rheumatology; Jul2007, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p1316 

    Objective. To examine the usefulness of ultrasonography (USG) for monitoring paediatric localized scleroderma (LS). Methods. A retrospective chart review of six paediatric patients who had USG of their LS. Results. USG detected several abnormalities in active lesions including increased blood...

  • TCM Approach to Scleroderma: A Review.
    Lung-Sheng Hsiao; Hsiao, Eric Lung-Cheng; Vinjamury, Sivarama P.; Ju-Tzu Li; Wen-Shuo Wu // American Acupuncturist; Winter2009, Vol. 50, p14 

    Application of the scientific method to scleroderma is an autoimmune disease characterized by diffuse hardening and thickening of the skin, and inflammatory changes of the internal organs. The prevalence of sclerosis is reported to be between 30 to 120 per million in the population. The...

  • Late-onset en coup de sabre of the skull.
    Mohan, Shaun; Nittur, Vinay; Stevens, Kathryn // Skeletal Radiology; Oct2013, Vol. 42 Issue 10, p1447 

    En coup de sabre is a rare subtype of linear scleroderma that characteristically affects the skin, underlying muscle, and bone of the frontoparietal region of the face and scalp. It typically presents in the first two decades of life, and may be associated with focal neurological deficits. We...

  • Auf dem Weg zur Frühdiagnose der systemischen Sklerose: Aktuelle Weiterentwicklung der Klassifikations- und Diagnosekriterien sowie Symptome zur Früherkennung.
    Frerix, M.; Meier, F.M.P.; Müller-Ladner, U. // Zeitschrift für Rheumatologie; Dec2013, Vol. 72 Issue 10, p954 

    Increasing knowledge about the rare disease systemic sclerosis (SSc) and improved diagnostic methods in recent decades has led to the possibility of diagnosing systemic sclerosis in earlier disease stages. In this review, we describe the evolution of diagnostic and classification criteria for...

  • Localized periodontal ligament space widening as the only presentation of scleroderma--reliability recheck.
    R., S. Prasad; Pai, A. // Dentomaxillofacial Radiology; Jul2012, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p440 

    No abstract available.

  • Localized periodontal ligament space widening as the only presentation of scleroderma--reliability recheck.
    Anbiaee, N.; Tafakhori, Z. // Dentomaxillofacial Radiology; Jul2012, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p441 

    No abstract available.

  • CME/CE. CASE #2 Discolored patches from wrist to elbow.
    Stern, Esther // Clinical Advisor; Feb2013, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p55 

    The article presents a case study of a girl aged 11 years with complaints of a slowly spreading discoloration on her right arm.

  • Disabling Pansclerotic Morphea of Childhood with Extracutaneous Manifestations.
    Kura, Mahendra M.; Jindal, Saurabh R. // Indian Journal of Dermatology; Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 58 Issue 2, following p159 

    Disabling pansclerotic morphea (DPM) of childhood is a rare generalized type of localized scleroderma (LS) that is known to follow an aggressive course with pansclerotic lesions leading to severe joint contractures and consequent immobility. Mortality is due to complications of the disease such...

  • Atypical Cases of Scleroderma en Coup de Sabre.
    Kraus, Verena; Lawson, Erica F.; Scheven, Emily von; Tihan, Tarik; Garza, Judith; Nathan, Rani G.; Cordoro, Kelly M.; Waubant, Emmanuelle // Journal of Child Neurology; May2014, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p698 

    Scleroderma en coup de sabre typically presents with a cutaneous induration, but involvement of the underlying bone, eye, and brain is common. We report on 4 pediatric cases with atypical initial clinical presentations. All cases were seen at the University of California San Francisco. Patients...

  • Scleroderma Mimicking the Acute Abdomen.
    Coughlin, Lisa M.; Sparks, Dorothy A.; Chase, Daniel M. // American Surgeon; Dec2012, Vol. 78 Issue 12, pE536 

    The article presents a case study of a 69-year-old woman who presented with gradual onset of diffuse abdominal pain over a 12 hour period accompanied by nausea and a single emesis, which tested positive for occult blood. The article discusses a computed tomography (CT) scan showing diffuse...

  • A Child With Morphea in a Zosteriform Distribution.
    Öztürk, Perihan; Çıralık, Harun // European Journal of General Medicine; 2014, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p38 

    Morphea is a localized form of scleroderma which is characterized by sclerotic plaques, limited to the skin. Although its cause is unknown, various (genetic, infectious and autoimmune) mechanisms have been suggested. It is more common among children and young women. Although clinical outcome is...

  • Oral submucous fibrosis and its dermatological relation.
    Ali, Fareedi Mukram; Patil, Ashok; Patil, Kishor; Prasant, M. C. // Indian Dermatology Online Journal; Jul-Sep2014, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p260 

    Oral submucous fibrosis is a chronic insidious disease and is well-recognized as a premalignant condition. It is a collagen related disorder associated with betel quid chewing and characterized by progressive hyalinization of the submucosa. The oral submucous fibrosis needs to be differentiated...

  • MUSCULOSKELETAL SYMPTOMS IN A PATIENT WITH LINEAR MORPHEA.
    SULLIVAN, L. // Clinical Advisor for Nurse Practitioners; Jan2010, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p41 

    The article focuses on the suggestion to conduct a serial monitoring and an evaluation of linear morphea or scleroderma to be able to determine the cause of the patient's musculoskeletal complain in the U.S. Cervical magnetic resonance imaging has been conducted to a patient with linear morphea...

  • Clinical features of childhood localized scleroderma in an incidence cohort.
    Herrick, Ariane L.; Ennis, Holly; Bhushan, Monica; Silman, Alan J.; Baildam, Eileen M. // Rheumatology; Oct2011, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p1865 

    Objectives. Our aim was to describe clinical features and pattern of care in children with localized scleroderma presenting to secondary care during a 25-month incidence study.Methods. Eighty-seven patients were identified, and clinical features, serum autoantibodies, current treatment and...

  • Two diagnoses yield to one therapeutic assault.
    Waxman, Jack // Cortlandt Forum; Feb2008, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p43 

    The article presents a medical case of a 78-year-old Hispanic patient who complained from bruisability. The patient undergone a bone marrow examination and found a normal cellularity as well as megakaryocytes but positive for antinuclear antibodies (ANA) and negative for DNA antibodies....

  • DT Extra.
    Waxman, Jack // Dermatology Times;  

    The article reports on a study by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas confirming the presence of autoantibodies associated with functional limitation in linear morphea patients.

  • CME/CE Dermatologic Look-Alikes. Erythematous plaques on the trunk.
    ROBBINS, KERRI // Clinical Advisor for Nurse Practitioners; Jun2013, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p99 

    The article presents case studies of persons with developing lesions on their bodies. It states that a tick-bitten woman with a rash on her right posterior axilla, and who had developed localized Lyme disease, which is characterized by erythema migrans, was successfully treated with doxycycline...

  • Adult-Onset Unilateral Disabling Pansclerotic Morphea.
    Singh, Adarshlata; Singhal, Kritika; Choudhary, Sanjiv; Bisati, Shazia; Arora, Mallika // Indian Journal of Dermatology; May/Jun2014, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p316 

    Disabling pansclerotic morphea (DPM) is a rare, severe, and mutilating form of morphea, involving the dermis, subcutaneous tissue, fat, muscle, and even bone. It is usually seen before the age of 14 years, with the patient complaining of arthralgia and stiffness at the time of onset. We report a...

  • Deep morphea in a child after pneumococcal vaccination.
    del Alcazar Viladomiu, Elena; Tuneu Valls, Anna; Aseguinolatza Zabaleta, Begoña; Jaka Moreno, Ane; Ormaechea Pérez, Nerea // Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology; May/Jun2014, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p259 

    The article presents a case study of a 12-month-old boy who is reported with indurated plaque on his left thigh and diagnosed with deep morphea. Noted is the report of the occurrence of various types of morphea following the pneumococcal vaccination involving fascia, muscle and subcutaneous...

  • Antibodies' role in scleroderma variant uncertain.
    del Alcazar Viladomiu, Elena; Tuneu Valls, Anna; Aseguinolatza Zabaleta, Begoña; Jaka Moreno, Ane; Ormaechea Pérez, Nerea // Dermatology Times;  

    The article discusses a study from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, which confirmed the presence of certain antibodies in patients with morphea while only in linear morphea is the presence tied with clinical indicators of severity.

  • Recurrent pneumothoraces in a 17-year-old man with mixed connective tissue disease.
    McBrien, Claire; Penketh, Andrea; Johnson, Hilary; Nicholson, Andrew G.; Wells, Athol // Thorax; Jul2014, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p685 

    The article presents a case study of a 17-year-old man with mixed connective tissue disease. Topics include the diagnosis of the patient with Raynaud's syndrome associated with a positive antinuclear antibody and a positive ribonucleoprotein (RNP) antibody, a right video-assisted thoracoscopic...

  • Ultrasound in Scleroderma.
    Bandinelli, Francesca; Cerinic, Marco Matucci // Current Rheumatology Reviews; 2011, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p239 

    No abstract available.

  • Co.existence of Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus and Morphoea Along Lines of Blaschko.
    Kar, Bikash Ranjan; Dash, Kanakalata // Indian Journal of Dermatology; Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p77 

    Lichen sclerosus (LS) is an inflammatory dermatitis of unknown etiology that mostly affects the genital region in both the sexes. In active cases the histopathologic changes differentiate between LS and morphoea though in chronic cases it is very difficult to diagnose with certainty. Coexistence...

  • Updates on Morphea: Role of Vascular Injury and Advances in Treatment.
    Sartori-Valinotti, Julio C.; Tollefson, Megha M.; Reed, Ann M. // Autoimmune Diseases (2090-0422); 2013, p1 

    Morphea and systemic sclerosis are fibrosing disorders of the skin that share common inflammatory and immunologic pathways that are responsible for the vascular changes, increased collagen production, and extracellular matrix proliferation seen in both conditions. Recent advances in molecular...

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