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  • http://patient.info/health/scleroderma-systemic-sclerosis
  • Scleroderma means hard skin.If you have scleroderma, you have areas of hardening of the skin.
  • http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Scleroderma/
  • This publication describes the different forms of scleroderma and provides information on their symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, including what patients can do to help manage their disease and the problems associated with it.
  • http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/hic_Scle...
  • Scleroderma means hard (sclero) skin (derma).It is a rare autoimmune disease in which normal tissues are replaced with dense, thick scar tissue.
  • http://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/1015/p961.html
  • Clinical evaluation and laboratory testing, along with pulmonary function testing, Doppler echocardiography, and high-resolution computed tomography of the chest, establish the diagnosis and detect visceral involvement.
  • http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement...
  • The clinical manifestations of this disease are extremely heterogeneous and depend on the presence and degree of various internal organ involvement.
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Systemic_sclerosis
  • Systemic sclerosis or systemic scleroderma is an autoimmune or connective tissue disease.
  • http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_DisplayArticle.aspx?g...
  • Scleroderma is a disease that involves the buildup of scar-like tissue in the skin.
  • http://www.drugs.com/mcd/scleroderma
  • 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 provide the framework and support for your body.
  • http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/arthritis...
  • Scleroderma is an ongoing (chronic) disease that causes abnormal growth of connective tissue.
  • http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/scleroderma/Pages/Introduction.aspx
  • Scleroderma is an uncommon condition that results in hard, thickened areas of skin and sometimes problems with internal organs and blood vessels.
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    News

    Towards a new classification of systemic sclerosis
    Nature - Friday, July 12, 2019
    Halting MMF Causes Damage in Systemic Sclerosis
    Medpagetoday - Friday, July 12, 2019
    MMF Stoppage Carries Risk in Systemic Sclerosis
    Medpage Today - Thursday, June 27, 2019
    Higher estrogen levels linked to more severe disease in scleroderma
    Science Daily - Wednesday, June 12, 2019
    Ofev Slows FVC Decline in Systemic Sclerosis-Related ILD
    Medpage Today - Sunday, May 26, 2019
    CXCL4 assembles DNA into liquid crystalline complexes to amplify TLR9-mediated interferon-? production in systemic sclerosis
    Nature - Monday, May 6, 2019
    Rituximab for Systemic Sclerosis: Helps Skin, but Not Lungs
    Medpage Today - Sunday, April 14, 2019
    What's new on the horizon for scleroderma?
    Medlineplus - Thursday, March 7, 2019
    Inhibiting Cancer-Causing Protein Could Prevent Scleroderma Fibrosis
    Science Daily - Tuesday, February 26, 2019
    Quality of Life Poor in Scleroderma
    Medpage Today - Tuesday, February 26, 2019
    Deciphering the Potential Pharmaceutical Mechanism of GUI-ZHI-FU-LING-WAN on Systemic Sclerosis based on Systems Biology Approaches
    Nature - Thursday, January 24, 2019
    Early Signs for Scleroderma Renal Crisis
    Medpage Today - Thursday, January 24, 2019
    CV Risks High in Systemic Sclerosis
    Medpage Today - Thursday, December 6, 2018
    ACR: Success with Stem Cells in Severe Scleroderma
    Medpage Today - Wednesday, October 31, 2018
    Assessing Systemic Lupus Erythematous-Scleroderma Combo
    Medpage Today - Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Systemic Sclerosis: Improving Diagnosis and Treatment
    Medpage Today - Saturday, September 29, 2018
    Clinical Reasoning: A 58-year-old woman with systemic scleroderma and progressive cervical cord compression
    Neurology - Thursday, September 27, 2018
    Researchers Identify Potential Biomarker for Serious Scleroderma Complication
    Niams - Friday, July 27, 2018
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    Overview of Difficult Diagnosis of Scleroderma
         
    Overview of difficult diagnosis in Scleroderma: Achieving diagnosis of scleroderma is often long and difficult, it's such a rare disease and during the early stages which can drag on for months or years, it may resemble many other connective tissue dis...

    Occlusion: Scleroderma and Occlusal Dysfunction
         
    Clinical examination of a patient that presents with mouth opening problems. Diagnosis of cross-bite and Scleroderma. Treatment is proposed with post-treatment follow-up. Orig. air date: AUG 7 73 This is part of the Open.Michigan collection at: http:/...

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    Scleroderma and Lupus Research with Dr. Anne Stevens [Part 1]
         
    Anne Stevens, MD, PhD is one of the world's leading researchers in scleroderma and lupus research. Her autoimmune research is paving the way for new treatments for patients with scleroderma, lupus and related autoimmune diseases. She also works with the S...

    Moving Forward - Scleroderma Research Foundation
         
    "Moving Forward" is a six minute video sharing the struggles presented by scleroderma, the bravery of patients living with the disease and the important role of medical research in the search for a cure.

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    http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2012/11/13055/rock-climber-exceeds-expectations-after-double-lung-transplant Rowan Jimenez cautiously climbed 10,911 feet to the top of Cathedral Peak, one of the highest points at Yosemite National Park. The 42-year-old rock cli...

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    Chart describing two main subgroups of Scleroderma, Localized and Systemic Sclerosis. Localized Scleroderma has two subgroups: Morphea and Linea. Systemic Scleroderma has three subgroups: Limited, Diffuse, and Sine.
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    Clinical manifestations of scleroderma. F, Ischemic digital ulcer. G, Telangectasias on the face (a), dorsum of the hand (b), mucosa (c). H, Calcinosis cutis.
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