9 Myths About Scleroderma Debunked

Scleroderma is an unknown disease to many, but according to the Scleroderma Foundation, an estimated 300,000 Americans have the condition.

Here’s a list of ten myths about scleroderma debunked.

1. Scleroderma is the same for everyone.

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Scleroderma can differ greatly from one patient to another since it has different ways of manifesting itself. In its two major classifications, scleroderma is usually found in just a few places on the skin or muscles and rarely affects internal organs (localized scleroderma), or affects the connective tissue in many parts of the body involving internal organs (systemic scleroderma).

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