20 Facts about Pediatric Scleroderma


7. Scleroderma, both in children and adults, is NOT contagious, so people cannot “catch it” or pass it on to someone else.

8. There are between 5,000 and 7,000 children diagnosed with scleroderma in the United States annually.

9. 1.5% of all scleroderma patients will develop it before the age of 10.

Learn more about Wyatt Wright a.k.a (Wyatt The Warrior),  a 9-year-old young man diagnosed with localized scleroderma (linear) at the age of 8.

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