Systemic Scleroderma - Signs and Symptoms

Signs and Symptoms

Diffuse Scleroderma - affects the skin as well as the heart, lungs, GI tract, and kidneys.

Limited Scleroderma - mostly affects the skin of the face, neck and distal elbows and knees and late in the disease causes isolated pulmonary hypertension. CREST syndrome (Calcinosis, Raynaud's phenomenon, Esophageal dysfunction, Sclerodactyly, Telangiectasias) is associated with limited scleroderma.

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