6. Limited scleroderma: About 50% of scleroderma patients have this slower and more benign illness, where the skin thickening is less widespread, typically confined to the fingers, hands and face. In some cases, it can also affect your digestive tract, the lungs or heart. Usually, it develops slowly over years. Limited scleroderma is also known as CREST syndrome:
- Raynaud Phenomenon
- Esophageal dysfunction
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