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Case Reports in Rheumatology
Volume 2013, Article ID 347694, 3 pages
Case Report

Inflammatory Arthritis, Sacroiliitis, and Morphea: Evidence of a Systemic Inflammatory Disease

1Toronto Scleroderma Program, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 2S8
2Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh 11468, Saudi Arabia

Received 4 June 2013; Accepted 8 July 2013

Academic Editors: H. Alexanderson, K. P. Makaritsis, and M. Salazar-Paramo

Copyright © 2013 Mohammed A. Omair and Sindhu R. Johnson. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Morphea is a skin disease characterized by local skin inflammation and fibrosis. Extracutaneous manifestations have been described with this disease including inflammatory arthritis. We describe a case of morphea who developed inflammatory polyarthritis and sacroiliitis coincident with new skin lesions.