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Scleroedema of Buschke
  1. M. L. Johnson,
  2. H. Ikram
  1. Department of Dermatology, Charing Cross Hospital, London W.C.2
  2. Department of Medicine, Charing Cross Hospital, London W.C.2

    An uncommon cause of cardiomyopathy


    A case of scleroedema of Buschke involving skin and myocardium in a 69-year old woman is described. Widespread electrocardiographic abnormalities were present at the height of the disease, which improved over 18 months as the mucopolysaccharide infiltration of the skin cleared.

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