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 Name: RHEUMATOLOGY INTERNATIONAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1309-1312
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

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.