Localized scleroderma after exposure to organic solvents

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Abstract

A 26-year-old female developed plaques characteristic of morphea on the volar surfaces of the forearms and on the dorsal surfaces on the ankles following an exposure to trichloroethylene, tetrachloroethylene and other solvents by inhalation. Exposure to chemicals has been known to be important as a provoking factor of systemic sclerosis. This patient shows that exposure to solvents could provoke localized scleroderma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)399-401
Number of pages3
JournalDermatology
Volume189
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1994

Keywords

  • Morphea
  • Scleroderma
  • Solvents

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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