Scleroderma

What is scleroderma?

The word ‘scleroderma’ means ‘hard skin’. Scleroderma affects the connective tissues of the body (tissues that hold together joints, muscles, blood vessels and internal organs). For more information about scleroderma including:

  • What is scleroderma?
  • What are the symptoms?
  • What causes it?
  • How is it diagnosed?
  • What will happen to me?
  • Is there a cure for scleroderma?
  • What can I do?

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