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Scleroderma

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The diagnosis of the scleroderma syndrome is based on the finding of the clinical features of the illnesses. In addition, nearly all patients with...
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Scleroderma can be classified in terms of the degree and location of the skin involvement. Accordingly, scleroderma has been categorized into two...
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The symptoms of scleroderma depend on the type of scleroderma present and the extent of external and internal involvement in the individual affected...
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Treatment of scleroderma is directed toward the individual feature(s) affecting different areas of the body. Aggressive treatments of elevations in...
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A patient's prognosis is optimized with close monitoring of overall health status and treatment of complications, especially elevated blood pressure...
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Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease of the connective tissue featuring skin thickening, spontaneous scarring, blood vessel disease, varying degrees...
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Scleroderma (pronounced SKLEER-oh-der-ma) is a term that comes from the Greek for "hard skin." It's classified as both a connective tissue disorder...
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The main feature of scleroderma is excessive production of collagen. Collagen is one of the building blocks from which skin is made. When too much...
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The condition you are describing in your mother's fingers is compatible with Raynaud's phenomenon. Raynaud's phenomenon is a condition resulting in...
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