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Scleroderma - Wikipedia

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Scleroderma is a long term autoimmune disease that results in hardening of the skin. In the more severe form, it also affects internal organs. The cause is ...

What is scleroderma? - Scleroderma Foundation

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Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a chronic connective tissue disease generally classified as one of the autoimmune rheumatic diseases. The word ...

Overview - Scleroderma - Mayo Clinic

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Jun 21, 2016 ... Scleroderma (skleer-oh-DUR-muh) is a group of rare diseases that involve the hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissues ...

Scleroderma - American College of Rheumatology

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Information about scleroderma: what it is, the different types, how it's diagnosed, treatment options and tips for living well with it.

Scleroderma: What it is, who gets it and early symptoms of ...

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Scleroderma is an autoimmune, rheumatic, and chronic disease that affects the body by hardening connective tissue. (“Connective tissue” is widespread. It adds  ...

Scleroderma Symptoms Prognosis & Treatment - MedicineNet

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Mar 18, 2016 ... Read about scleroderma symptoms, treatment, prognosis, CREST, research, and more. Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease that affects the ...

Fast Facts About Scleroderma

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Scleroderma is a group of diseases that affect connective tissue in the body. This tissue supports your skin and internal organs. Scleroderma involves tissue that ...

Scleroderma: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology

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Nov 22, 2016 ... The term scleroderma is derived from the Greek words skleros (hard or indurated ) and derma (skin) and it is used to describe a disease ...

Handout on Health: Scleroderma

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This publication is for people who have scleroderma, as well as for their family members, friends, and others who want to find out more about the disease.

Scleroderma: Symptoms, Types, Causes and Related Conditions

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Jul 14, 2014 ... WebMD looks at the causes, symptoms and treatment of scleroderma, an autoimmune disorder that can damage the organs.

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scle·ro·der·ma
[skleer-uh-dur-muh, skler-]
NOUN [PATHOLOGY.]
1.
a disease in which connective tissue anywhere in the body becomes hardened and rigid.
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