Scleroderma & vaccination
Skin diseases & vaccines

"However, mercury induces antinuclear antibodies, scleroderma like disease, lichen planus, or membranous nephropathy in some individuals. Laboratory investigations have confirmed that the administration of gold or mercury to experimental animals leads to autoimmune disease quite similar to that observed in human subjects exposed to these metals."--Bigazzi PE.        Metals and Kidney Autoimmunity.Environ Health Perspect. 1999 Oct;107(Suppl 5):753-765

Drago F, Rampini P, Lugani C, Rebora A.  Generalized morphoea after antitetanus vaccination.Clin Exp Dermatol. 1998 May;23(3):142. No abstract available.PMID: 9861750 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Schmutz JL, Posth M, Granel F, Trechot P, Barbaud A.   [Localized scleroderma after hepatitis B vaccination]Presse Med. 2000 May 27-Jun 3;29(19):1046. French. No abstract available.PMID: 10874914 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]