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What causes scleroderma in people?

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.. It is an autoimmune disease of unknown origin. When just suspected a sedimentation rate, ANA levels, anti scl-70 and anti-centromere antibodies should be stat done. A good resource is this web site: http://www.Synnovation.Com/sclerodermafaq.Html i would seek help from a university based rheumatology department...

In brief: I hate

As a surgeon to get involved but i lost my wife in just two years.
.. It is an autoimmune disease of unknown origin. When just suspected a sedimentation rate, ANA levels, anti scl-70 and anti-centromere antibodies should be stat done. A good resource is this web site: http://www.Synnovation.Com/sclerodermafaq.Html i would seek help from a university based rheumatology department...
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Unknown

The precise cause is unknown but there is a genetic predisposition in certain individuals.
Viruses, certain drugs, and environmental factors have been considered as potential triggers for the onset of scleroderma in genetically susceptible persons.

In brief: Unknown

The precise cause is unknown but there is a genetic predisposition in certain individuals.
Viruses, certain drugs, and environmental factors have been considered as potential triggers for the onset of scleroderma in genetically susceptible persons.
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