Semin Cutan Med Surg 1998 Mar;17(1):65-76
Department of Dermatology, Warsaw School of Medicine, Poland.
Scleroderma-like disorders are widely disparate conditions mimicking either systemic sclerosis or cutaneous localized scleroderma, not infrequently displaying features of both. Some are exclusively sclerotic, some scleroatrophic with prevailing sclerosis or atrophies. The recognition of scleroderma-like disorders is of practical importance because by establishing the cause of the disease, it is possible to introduce an effective therapy, as in scleredema Buschke or scleredema diabeticorum, sclerodermiform porphyria, Borrelia burgdorferi-induced sclerodermiform acrodermatitis atrophicans, sclerodermiform phenylketonuria, drug-induced conditions, and so on. Read More