Linear Scleroderma

Common Name(s)

Linear Scleroderma

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Linear Scleroderma" for support, advocacy or research.

International Scleroderma Network

Our mission is to provide stellar worldwide research, support, education and awareness for scleroderma and related illnesses.

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2010

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Raynaud's & Scleroderma Ireland

• To improve the lives of patients, their families and carers by providing support, advice and information. • To increase the awareness of Raynaud’s and Scleroderma amongst healthcare professionals, Government and Statutory agencies and the general public. • To work in partnership with appropriate healthcare professionals and agencies to promote and co-ordinate the attainment of the objectives of the strategy. • Maintain a working environment that fosters communication, teamwork and diversity among all members of staff- permanent, temporary and voluntary

Last Updated: 6 May 2014

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Linear Scleroderma" for support, advocacy or research.

International Scleroderma Network

Our mission is to provide stellar worldwide research, support, education and awareness for scleroderma and related illnesses.

http://www.sclero.org/

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2010

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Raynaud's & Scleroderma Ireland

• To improve the lives of patients, their families and carers by providing support, advice and information. • To increase the awareness of Raynaud’s and Scleroderma amongst healthcare professionals, Government and Statutory agencies and the general public. • To work in partnership with appropriate healthcare professionals and agencies to promote and co-ordinate the attainment of the objectives of the strategy. • Maintain a working environment that fosters communication, teamwork and diversity among all members of staff- permanent, temporary and voluntary

http://www.irishraynauds.com

Last Updated: 6 May 2014

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Linear Scleroderma" returned 23 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A cross-sectional electromyography assessment in linear scleroderma patients.
 

Author(s): Claudia Saad Magalhães, Taciana de Albuquerque Pedrosa Fernandes, Thiago Dias Fernandes, Luis Antonio de Lima Resende

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Muscle atrophy and asymmetric extremity growth is a common feature of linear scleroderma (LS). Extra-cutaneous features are also common and primary neurologic involvement, with sympathetic dysfunction, may have a pathogenic role in subcutaneous and muscle atrophy. The aim was investigate ...

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2014

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Frontal linear scleroderma en coup de sabre associated with epileptic seizure.
 

Author(s): Rahime Inci, Mehmet Fatih Inci, Fuat Ozkan, Perihan Oztürk

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Linear scleroderma is a rare variant of localised scleroderma, which is usually seen in childhood and during the adolescent period, and can cause severe functional morbidity as well as cosmetic and psychological problems. Although its ethiopathogenesis is yet obscure, autoimmunity, ...

Last Updated: 11 Dec 2012

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Linear scleroderma en coup de sabre and epilepsy: presentation of a case in a child.
 

Author(s): N Garófalo Gómez, L Novoa López, A M Gómez García, M Méndez Méndez

Journal: Neurologia. 2012 Sep;27(7):449-51.

 

Last Updated: 27 Aug 2012

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Linear Scleroderma" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Linear scleroderma occurring in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus--short report.
 

Author(s): C W Lee, C W Kwon, D H Yoo, S Y Kim

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 1994 Apr;9(2):197-9.

 

A 38-year-old woman with systemic lupus erythematosus had developed a cutaneous lesion of linear scleroderma on the forehead 4 years after the diagnosis of lupus erythematosus. This case of coexistence of the two diseases can be regarded as a clinical variant of the connective tissue ...

Last Updated: 10 Jan 1995

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Morphea in Adults and Children (MAC) Cohort Study: A Morphea Registry and DNA Repository
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Scleroderma, Localized; Morphea; Frontal Linear Scleroderma en Coup de Sabre; Scleroderma, Circumscribed; Scleroderma, Linear

 

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2014

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Genetic Variants in Linear Localized Scleroderma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Morphea

 

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2016

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