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What part of the body does scleroderma effect?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Skin

Scleroderma almost always involves the skin.
The word scleroderma means "hard skin." depending on the type of scleroderma, different organs such as the lung, blood vessels, colon, and others may be involved with a hardening or scarring process.

In brief: Skin

Scleroderma almost always involves the skin.
The word scleroderma means "hard skin." depending on the type of scleroderma, different organs such as the lung, blood vessels, colon, and others may be involved with a hardening or scarring process.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Skin

Scleroderma primarily affects skin, but occasionally systemic scleroderma may affect other organs - GI tract, kidneys, vessels etc.

In brief: Skin

Scleroderma primarily affects skin, but occasionally systemic scleroderma may affect other organs - GI tract, kidneys, vessels etc.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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