Morphea of the face

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Morphea is a rare condition in which the skin becomes thick and hard due to excess collagen deposition.

Key points

  • Morphea is an uncommon condition that causes the skin to harden.
  • Morphea of the face is treated with creams and/or oral medications.
  • The active inflammation phase of morphea of the face stops after several years.
Last updated: June 6th 2019