Werner's syndrome may be lost in the shadow of the scleroderma

Gonullu E., Bilge N. S. Y., KAŞİFOĞLU T., KORKMAZ C.

RHEUMATOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, vol.33, no.5, pp.1309-1312, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00296-012-2564-4
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1309-1312
  • Keywords: Werner's syndrome, Scleroderma, Connective tissue, MENINGIOMA
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


We describe three patients with Werner's syndrome (WS), two of whom had been mistakenly diagnosed as having scleroderma. We would like to discuss briefly the importance of differentiation of these two disorders from each other.