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Scleroderma

Some types of scleroderma have limited consequences, primarily making the skin hard and tight. Other types can affect blood vessels and internal organs.
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Scleroderma Screening Quiz
Referred to often as a single disease, scleroderma is actually a symptom of a group of diseases complicated by abnormal growth of connective tissue.

Facts About Scleroderma
Scleroderma is classified as an autoimmune disease, as well as a connective tissue disease.

Types of Scleroderma
Scleroderma is a symptom of a group of diseases complicated by the abnormal growth of connective tissue.

Scleroderma - Test Your Knowledge
A series of complicated and overlapping symptoms make scleroderma difficult to diagnose. How much do you know about scleroderma?

Scleroderma Patients May Have Increased Risk of Osteoporosis
Scleroderma may increase the risk of developing osteoporosis.

Raynaud's Phenomenon Screening Quiz
Raynaud's phenomenon can occur as a primary condition or secondary condition (for example, along with rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, scleroderma). The primary characteristic is cold and discolored fingers and toes. Take the Raynaud's Phenomenon Screening Quiz.

Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)
Scleroderma is a diffuse connective tissue disease characterized by changes in the skin, blood vessels, skeletal muscles, and internal organs.

What is CREST syndrome?
The symptoms involved in CREST syndrome are associated with the generalized form of the disease Systemic sclerosis (Scleroderma). CREST is an acronym for the clinical features that are seen in a patient with this disease.

What is Sclerodactyly?
The most classic symptom of scleroderma is a type of skin tightening called sclerodactyly. The initial stages of the disease involves swelling of the fingers.Later, as the connective tissue becomes fibrotic, skin on the fingers and toes becomes hard and shiny.

What is Telangiectasia?
Telangiectasia is the dilation of small superficial vessels and capillaries that cause numerous flat red marks on the hands, face and tongue. Telangiectasia can be a symptom of scleroderma or other systemic diseases.

Scleroderma Webmaster's Association
Scleroderma sites to surf! Easy to find scleroderma information worldwide.

The Scleroderma Foundation
Extensive information, news, and support for scleroderma patients, from The Scleroderma Foundation.

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