Scleroderma Journeys: Sharing Patient Stories


Scleroderma is a rare but chronic autoimmune disease where the body overproduces collagen. This extra collagen makes the skin and other internal organs stiff and tight, which can result in many medical problems.

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This Scleroderma Society of Canada film features several scleroderma patients and rheumatologist Dr. Malette.

The patients talk about when they were diagnosed, the symptoms they are experiencing and the type of scleroderma they suffer from. Dr. Malette explains the pathology of the disease.

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