45 year old with 4 year history of hemodialysis secondary to end-stage renal disease secondary to diabetes mellitus. Now with thickened, somewhat rigid extremities (more on lower), rule out scleroderma.
Case 2 - Figure 1 -
Fibrous septa between subcutaneous fat lobules are greatly expanded.
Case 2 - Figure 2 -
Higher magnification demonstrates an accumulation of spindle shaped cells.
Case 2 - Figure 3 -
The spindle shaped cells course in a stroma that has increased mucin as well as fibrotic changes.
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