Document Type: Case Report

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Morphea is a localized form of scleroderma characterized by sclerotic plaques limited to the skin. Although its cause is unknown, genetic, infectious and autoimmune mechanisms have been suggessed in the pathogenesis of the morphea. It is more common among childen and young women. Although the prognosis is generally good, it sometimes causes significant morbidity. Morphea has five subtypes as plaque, generalized, bullosa, deep and linear. Unilateral forms of generalized morphea have rarely been reported in the literature. Our case has been presented because it is very rarely seen.

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