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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 346-348

Lipoatrophic linear morphea in a 5-year-old girl: A novel variant?

1 Department of Dermatology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Pathology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India

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DOI: 10.4103/ijpd.IJPD_71_20

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Introduction: Morphea profunda or subcutaneous morphea is a variant of morphea in which inflammation and sclerosis found in deep dermis, subcutaneous tissue, fascia or muscle. Case report: We are report an atypical case of subcutaneous morphea in five year-old girl, presenting with atrophy of subcutaneous fat over the left lower limb in a liner pattern, closely mimicking linear lipoatrophy. Discussion: Early intervention in such cases can halt progression of the disease.

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