Skin Care and Wound Management in Systemic Sclerosis


“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, watch Alexandria Crowe, R.N., explaining what happens to the skin as Systemic Sclerosis progresses and offering some evidence-based therapies that you might want to consider.

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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    • Tim Bossie says:

      Hi Pat. We at Scleroderma News cannot really give any type of medical advice. We can tell you that you should talk with your doctor about it.

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