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Mila: Morphea

I am really sad since I do not know what to do about it.

When Life Hands You Lemons Make Lemonade, painting by Shelley EnszHello, it is very difficult to talk about this, since I had never paid attention to this illness.

When I was a kid I got a spot on my right leg, which was biopsied. They told me it was morphea, and I followed a treatment with creams, but it did not work. Now I am twenty-five years old, and that spot has grown throughout my right leg and on one side of my belly button.

I am really sad since I do not know what to do about it.

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Story edited 07-11-08 JTD
Story posted 11-21-08 SLE

Story Artist: Shelley Ensz
Story Translator: Alba León
Story Editor: Judith Thompson Devlin

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