Scleroderma, also known as systemic sclerosis, is a chronic systemic
autoimmune disease characterised by hardening (sclero) of the skin (derma). In
the more ...
Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a chronic connective tissue disease
generally classified as one of the autoimmune rheumatic diseases. The word ...
Scleroderma (skleer-oh-DUR-muh) is a group of rare diseases that involve the
hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissues — the fibers that ...
Mar 18, 2016 ... Read about scleroderma symptoms, treatment, prognosis, CREST, research, and
more. Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease that affects the ...
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 ...
Information about scleroderma: what it is, the different types, how it's diagnosed,
treatment options and tips for living well with it.
Scleroderma is an autoimmune, rheumatic, and chronic disease that affects the
body by hardening connective tissue. (“Connective tissue” is widespread. It adds
Oct 26, 2015 ... The term scleroderma is derived from the Greek words skleros (hard or indurated
) and derma (skin) and it is used to describe a disease ...
WebMD looks at the causes, symptoms and treatment of scleroderma, an
autoimmune disorder that can damage the organs.
The word “scleroderma” is Greek for hard skin, the most visible characteristic of
the disease. In fact, scleroderma is much more than this; chronic, complex and ...