Scleroderma is a chronic autoimmune disease that can attack various organs of the body. Many patients with scleroderma have interstitial lung diseases (ILDs). ILDs cause scarring of the lungs which makes breathing very difficult and life-threatening.
In this webinar from SRFCure, rheumatologist and co-director of the UCLA Connective Tissue Research Program, Dr. Elizabeth Volkmann, discusses scleroderma-related interstitial lung disease (SSc-ILD). Listen as she focusing on treatment options, long-term outcomes, and the results of clinical studies.
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