Fibrosis: The Ugly Side of Collagen

“The skin is the largest organ in the body and is affected in most scleroderma patients. The exception to this rule is the limited subset version of scleroderma patients.”

In this Scleroderma Foundation video, wacth Carol A. Feghali-Bostwick, Ph.D., talk about features of abnormal collagen deposition in the fibrosis that is the hallmark of scleroderma.

Also, learn more about the studies that try to identify the underlying cause of fibrosis and potential approaches to improve it.

Here is a video series with expert tips about how to care for skin affected by scleroderma.

Here are some scleroderma-related conditions you should look out for according to the Scleroderma Foundation.

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