Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
On-line version ISSN 1806-4841
ZANCANARO, Pedro C. Q.; ISAAC, Adriana R.; GARCIA, Luisimara T. and COSTA, Izelda M. C.. Localized scleroderma in children: clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2009, vol.84, n.2, pp. 161-172. ISSN 1806-4841. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962009000200009.
Localized scleroderma or morphea affects school-aged children, is usually self-limited and a disfiguring condition. Several etiopathogenic factors, investigations and treatment options are described. This article reviews the recent literature and discusses its clinical applications.
Keywords : Child; Childhood; Review; Scleroderma, Localized.