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Localized Scleroderma (Morphea) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Morphea; Scleroderma, Circumscribed; Scleroderma, Localized; Frontal Linear Scleroderma en Coup de Sabre; Linear Scleroderma Show All >>

Networked: 628 relevant articles (49 outcomes, 50 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Localized Scleroderma

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Methotrexate (Mexate) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 28 results : FDA 8 Generic
  2. Calcitriol (Calcijex) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 12 results : FDA 15 Generic
  3. Tacrolimus (Prograf) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 6 results : FDA 7 Generic
  4. Collagen : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 69 results : IBA
  5. calcipotriene (calcipotriol) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 8 results : FDA 9 Generic
  6. imiquimod (Aldara) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 5 results : FDA 4 Generic
  7. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 1 outcome 1 study in 18 results : IBA
  8. imatinib (Gleevec) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : FDA 3
  9. Interleukin-6 (Interleukin 6) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  10. gluconic acid (gluconate) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 14 Generic
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Diseases Related to Localized Scleroderma

  1. Skin Diseases
  2. Atopic Dermatitis (Atopic Eczema)
  3. Lichen Sclerosus et Atrophicus (Lichen Sclerosus)
  4. Psoriasis (Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris)
  5. Granuloma Annulare
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Key Therapies for Localized Scleroderma

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  1. Phototherapy (Light Therapy) : 16 outcomes 7 studies in 41 results
  2. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 14 results
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 2 outcomes in 5 results
  4. Dye Lasers : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome in 4 results
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