Hard Life, Hard Skin: A Scleroderma Documentary

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Scleroderma is a rare but chronic autoimmune disease where the body overproduces collagen. This extra collagen makes the skin and other internal organs stiff and tight, which can result in many medical problems.

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In this video shared by N Williams, student filmmaker Natalie Rivera highlights the important facts about the disease. Rheumatologist Dr. Avram Goldberg explains the different types of scleroderma, the symptoms and the various treatment options.

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