What's Scleroderma?

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  • Blacks Have More Severe Symptoms
  • Scleroderma
  • Getting Diagnosed
  • Is There a Cure?
  • Living With Scleroderma
  • Queen Latifah’s Mom Has This Disease
  • What Is it?
  • Different Types
  • What Causes it?
  • What are the Symptoms?

Getting Diagnosed

Scleroderma isn’t an easy disease to diagnose, because it doesn’t always show identifiable symptoms; it can look like something else; or the skin can get thick really fast. But a doctor will look at your family history, take a blood test, skin grafts and a physical exam to determine if you have the disease. 

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