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Scleroma

Definition

A scleroma is a hardened patch of tissue in the skin or mucous membranes (for example, the tissues lining the mouth or nose).

Alternative Names

Induration; Rhinoscleroma


Review Date: 4/18/2013
Reviewed By: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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