Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9554

+44 1478 350008

Alanoud Al-Marzoug

Department of Dermatology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Case Report   
    Congenital Localized Scleroderma: A Rare Presentation in a Newborn Baby
    Author(s): Waleed Alajroush*, Alanoud Al-Marzoug, Lina Bayazeed, Abdulrahman Al-Rasheed, Nouf Alqahtani and Francesco Zulian

    Congenital Localized Scleroderma (CLS), is an exceedingly rare form of morphea. Little is known about CLS clinical presentation and progression. Here we describe a case with a unique presentation of CLS noticed since birth. A 2- month-old baby girl presenting with an asymptomatic slightly hyperpigmented oval patch with hypertrophic center and mildly indurated borders involving the left forehead. She had no history of extra-cutaneous involvement. A skin biopsy was obtained and a diagnosis of CLS, circumscribed subtype, was made. Basic laboratory tests, radiological imaging, and ophthalmic examination were all unremarkable, excluding extracutaneous involvement. The patient was started on Topical Tacrolimus 0.1% ointment twice daily. After 12 months of follow-up, the lesion was stable with no signs of activity. This case represented a diagnostic challenge suggesting tha.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9554.21.s10.573

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