9 - Stiff skin syndrome versus scleroderma: a case report
Beril Doğu, Hülya Şirzai, Fatma Başoğlu, Banu Kuran
Stiff skin syndrome (SSS) is a rare cutaneous disease starting in infancy or early childhood characterized by stony hard skin specificaly around thighs and buttocs, by joint mobility limitation and by mild hypertrichosis. It does not present visceral or muscle involvement. By presenting a patient presumed to be SSS due to start of the disease and clinical features we intented to emphasize its differances from scleroderma.
Keywords: Stiff skin syndrome, scleroderma
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