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Scleredema of Buschke

2 April 2013, by PUZENAT E.

Scleredema of Buschke is a sclerodermiform condition of unknown etiology. It was first described (Sclerœdema adultorum of Buschke) in 1902 by Buschke who reported the case of a 46 year old adult presenting with skin hardening, initially on the nape of the neck then spreading to the rest of the body but sparing the hands and feet, after influenza [1].

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