7 Scleroderma Complications

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Scarring of the connective tissue in the lungs is a common scleroderma complication that can lead to lung disease such as pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). PAH results in severe breathing difficulties and could lead to right heart failure.

Learn more about the relationship between scleroderma and pulmonary arterial hypertension here.

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