Simultaneous occurrence of linear scleroderma and homolateral segmental vitiligo

C. Bonifati, G. Impara, A. Morrone, A. Pietrangeli, M. Carducci

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Abstract

Localized scleroderma and vitiligo only rarely have been reported to occur simultaneously. Here we report a case of a 21 year old man affected with both linear scleroderma of the left upper limb and homolateral segmental vitiligo of the trunk. Since the two diseases appeared during the same period, involved the same side of the body and their progression paralleled, a possible non-coincidental association between these two diseases is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63-65
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2006

Keywords

  • Scleroderma
  • Vitiligo

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Infectious Diseases

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