Occurrence of scleroderma in monozygotic twins

Academic Article


  • Familial occurrence of scleroderma is rare and concordance for the disease in twins has been reported exceptionally. We describe 2 female identical twin pairs concordant for scleroderma. The first twin pair was diagnosed with the systemic form of scleroderma, the second pair with the localized form.
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    Author List

  • De Keyser F; Peene I; Joos R; Naeyaert JM; Messiaen L; Veys EM
  • Start Page

  • 2267
  • End Page

  • 2269
  • Volume

  • 27
  • Issue

  • 9