A 40-year-old member asked:
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can somebody tell, just by looking, if you have facial symptoms of systemic sclerosis?

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Dr. William Lizarraga
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Sometimes: The skin around the face can be tight in patients with systemic sclerosis. The hands, face, and fingers are typically involved early and can be observed by someone with experience in patients with systemic sclerosis.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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