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Morphea masquerading as cellulitis
  1. Claire Sethu1,
  2. Kai Yuen Wong2 and
  3. Diana Slade-Sharman3
  1. 1 Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
  2. 2 Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Canada
  3. 3 Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, UK
  1. Correspondence to Mr Kai Yuen Wong, kaiyuen.wong{at}


A case of morphea postbreast reconstruction is presented. It is a rare condition that can be easily mistaken for other inflammatory conditions or infection.

  • skin
  • plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • dermatology
  • breast surgery
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  • Contributors CS, KYW and DS-S: have all made substantial contributions to the drafting and final approval of the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests Not declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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