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Joshua: Morphea

I don't think it is ugly, I just think of it as a part of me.

Star by Shelley Ensz My morphea doesn't look like most. In fact, it looks almost star-shape, mostly because it is in lines and not a solid shape. It is not hard either, so my fear is that it could be keloid morphea, which is a more severe form of morphea.

But I guess I'll have to wait and see.

It is mostly on my lower left thigh, not really noticeable if I wear shorts or pants. I don't think it is ugly, I just think of it as a part of me.

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Joshua
Email: [email protected]
Story edited 09-07-07 JTD
Story posted 10-15-07 SLE

Story Artist: Shelley Ensz
Story Editor: Judith Thompson Devlin
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