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Synonyms for scleroderma

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Erythema multiforme, sclerodermatous changes, and lichen planus were not seen in this study.
The syndrome is characterized by premature ageing with sclerodermatous skin changes, subcutaneous calcification, short stature, prematurely aged facies, premature arteriosclerosis, diabetes mellitus and a predisposition to malignancy.
Clinical features: The cutaneous features of Werner's syndrome include sclerodermatous skin changes, particularly on the face and extremities, and subcutaneous calcification.
8 The sclerodermatous skin and blood vessel wall calcification contribute to the development of nonhealing ulcers and keratosis of the limbs.
Objective: We aimed to evaluate the clinical features of sclerodermatous chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (AHSCT).
We assessed age, sex, pretransplant diagnosis, conditioning regimen, GVHD prophylaxis, and occurrence of acute GVHD (aGVHD), chronic lichenoid and chronic systemic GVHD, and clinical properties of sclerodermatous GVHD.
4%) of the 19 patients with generalized sclerodermatous changes.
Conclusion: Sclerodermatous GVHD has a late onset and may be quite disabling.
Key words: Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, sclerodermatous graft-versus-host disease
Complete responses of skin manifestations have been reported in up to 80% of steroid-refractory patients with improvement even in sclerodermatous skin [42,49,53].