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Scleroderma

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Scleroderma, also known as systemic sclerosis, is a chronic systemic autoimmune disease characterised by hardening (sclero) of the skin (derma). In the more ...

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 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 ...

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

Scleroderma: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Scleroderma is a disease that involves the buildup of scar-like tissue in the skin. It also damages the cells that line the walls of the small arteries.

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: Background, Pathophysiology, Etiology

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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 ...

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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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