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Georgina: Mother of Child with Morphea


Teddy Bear by Sherrill Knaggs, ISN ArtistHello, I am the mother of a five-year-old child who about six months ago was diagnosed with morphea, a previously unknown illness for me.

The only thing I know about it is what her doctor told me, namely that it has no cure. I would like to hear, if somebody can help me by telling me, how this is treated, or how can I prevent it from spreading.

I am desperate, and I do not know which doctor would specialize in this illness. I would be very grateful if somebody could send me an answer. Thank you very much.

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Story edited 07-16-07 JTD
Story posted 08-16-07 SLE

ISN Senior Artist: Sherrill Knaggs
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ISN Artist: Sherrill Knaggs (In Loving Memory)

Sherrill KnaggsSherrill Knaggs, ISN Artist, created the digital photo to illustrate the story on this page. Sherrill lived in New Zealand. Her story was featured in ISN's book, Voices of Scleroderma Volume 2.

ISN Translator and Editor: Alba León

Alba LeonAlba León is the ISN Translator for this page. She is studying international relations in Mexico City.

ISN Story Editor: Judith Thompson Devlin

Photo of JudithJudith Thompson Devlin is the ISN Story Editor for this story. She is also lead editor of the ISN's wonderful Voices of Scleroderma book series!

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