Successful treatment of refractory joint contractures caused by sclerodermatous graft versus host disease.
AffiliationDepartment of Plastic Surgery, Wythenshawe Hospital, Southmoor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester M23 9LT, UK. email@example.com
MetadataShow full item record
AbstractSclerodermatous or cutaneous chronic graft versus host disease is characterised by deposition of collagen in the skin and possibly other soft tissues, resulting in loss of range of motion and functional capabilities. A patient with refractory joint contractures caused by sclerodermatous graft versus host disease is presented, and the successful surgical management of the case described.
CitationSuccessful treatment of refractory joint contractures caused by sclerodermatous graft versus host disease. 2008, 61 (10):1235-8 J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg
JournalJournal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
- Chronic cutaneous graft-versus-host disease in two children responds to UVA1 therapy: improvement of skin lesions, joint mobility, and quality of life.
- Authors: Ziemer M, Thiele JJ, Gruhn B, Elsner P
- Issue date: 2004 Aug
- Sclerodermatous chronic graft-versus-host disease presenting with dysphagia.
- Authors: Tamagawa R, Takenaka H, Katoh N, Shimazaki C, Bamba H, Kishimoto S
- Issue date: 2006 Jan-Feb
- Successful treatment of chronic graft-versus-host disease with extracorporeal photopheresis.
- Authors: Owsianowski M, Gollnick H, Siegert W, Schwerdtfeger R, Orfanos CE
- Issue date: 1994 Nov
- Sclerodermatous chronic graft-versus-host disease--a report of four pediatric cases.
- Authors: Tolland JP, Devereux C, Jones FC, Bingham EA
- Issue date: 2008 Mar-Apr
- Specificity of antinuclear antibodies in scleroderma-like chronic graft-versus-host disease: clinical correlation and histocompatibility locus antigen association.
- Authors: Bell SA, Faust H, Mittermüller J, Kolb HJ, Meurer M
- Issue date: 1996 May