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How many people die from scleroderma?

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Dr. Michael Zevitz
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Rare disease

Scleroderma is a very rare autoimmune disease which often results in a progressive decline in health resulting in death, due to the fact that little or no treatment options exist for scleroderma.
It is quite rare, among the rarest of all immune complex diseases.

In brief: Rare disease

Scleroderma is a very rare autoimmune disease which often results in a progressive decline in health resulting in death, due to the fact that little or no treatment options exist for scleroderma.
It is quite rare, among the rarest of all immune complex diseases.
Dr. Michael Zevitz
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Dr. Gabriel Goren
Well, rare as it is 0.1 of the US population has it. If it is the systemic form many people do not live beyond 2 years. What kills is lung fibrosis, heart and kidney involvement...
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