11 - Pediatric scleroderma disease
Osman Başpınar, B. Kutluhan Aksu, Sadreddin Apaydın, Asiye Nuhoğlu
Juvenile scleroderma is a rare disease of childhood. The main clinical characteristic is the presence of skin sclerosis. We report a case of scleroderma, in ci 3 year girl who presented with tight skin over her all body. Skin thickness was measured with high frequency ultrasound equipment in our patients. We gave her D-penicillamine but no significant improvement was achieved in her condition during the therapy.
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