What's Scleroderma?

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

Different Types

There are two types of the disease: Localized and systemic. Localized is when the disease only affects one part of the body and systemic is when it affects multiple organs. African-Americans with scleroderma are more likely to suffer from the systemic type.  

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