Tag Archives: scleroderma

Systemic therapy in juvenile localized scleroderma

AoS. Systemic therapy in juvenile localized scleroderma

Juvenile localized scleroderma, also known as morphea, is an rare condition, it occurs around 1 in 5000 children, where the skin and the tissues underneath the skin like fat tissue, muscle, tendons, and bone, get inflamed and

Updates on the pathophysiology of systemic sclerosis

Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a heterogeneous connective tissue disease with autoimmune component, inflammation, and progressive fibrosis of conjunctive tissues of the skin and internal organs. Lung involvements are a major cause of concern as pulmonary fibrosis and

Pulmonary hypertension and the right diagnosis

Systemic sclerosis, also called scleroderma, is an autoimmune disease which involves skin and internal organs. Autoimmune means that the immunological system goes crazy and decides to kill the healthy cells as if they were virus or bacteria.