Scleroderma- Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors and Precautions

Scleroderma- Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors And Precautions

Overview Scleroderma (sklair-oh-DUR-muh) is a group of rare diseases, including skin and connective tissue hardening and tightening. Scleroderma affects women more often than men and occurs most often between 30 and 50 years of age. While scleroderma is not healed, a number of treatments can reduce the symptoms and improve quality of life. There are a number of different kinds of scleroderma. Scleroderma affects only the skin, in some cases. But scleroderma also affects tissues outside the skin in many cases, such as blood vessels, internal organs and the digestive…

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