12 Things to Watch Out For in Scleroderma

3. Lungs


During the disease process and progression, the blood vessels and lung tissue may be affected. Therefore, it is usually recommended to do a full set of pulmonary function tests such as spirometry, lung volumes, and diffusing capacity.

It is often challenging to determine the lung involvement in patients with scleroderma because of the possible absence of symptoms.

Throughout June, our resident blogger and scleroderma patient, Nicola Whitehill, posted daily information and facts about scleroderma to celebrate the Scleroderma Awareness Month.

See the post she dedicated to lung involvement in scleroderma. 

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