B. A. McKinny: Mother of Atrophoderma of Pierini and Pasini Patient
Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini (APP) is similar to Morphea Scleroderma. Some doctors think it represents a late-stage Morphea.
My seventeen-year-old daughter was told she had Atrophoderma of Pierini and Pasini (APP) last year. She has had bruise-like spots for about eight or nine years.
Our family doctor just said it was thin skin. We were told by the third dermatologist that it was APP, a form of morphea.
They say there is nothing we can do. She has these plaques all over her arms, back and legs. For a teenager this is horrible, you can imagine. The doctor gave her an ointment, Dovonex, but it really does not help. Any one else have this?
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