Scleroderma is a rare autoimmune, connective tissue disease, affecting the internal organs, including the heart, lungs, kidneys and digestive system.
What does SD stand for?
SD stands for Scleroderma (connective tissue disease)
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- Savane Développement (French)
- Scan Disc (digital media card)
- Schedule Deviation
- Schematic Description (Bell System)
- Schizotypal Disorder
- Schweizer Demokraten (Swiss Democrats)
- Science Data
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Byline: HILARY BARCLAY THE recent winter temperatures have affected us all, but sufferers of scleroderma will be feeling the cold snap more than most.
DIAGNOSIS Scleroderma with calcinosis, Raynaud's phenomenon, esophageal dysfunction, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasia (the CREST variant of limited scleroderma).
Scleroderma results when excess collagen protein accumulates in the skin, rendering it fibrous and inflexible.
SWX: ATLN), Allschwil/Basel, Switzerland, has reported preliminary results from RAPIDS-1, evaluating the efficacy and safety of TracleerTM in the treatment of digital ulcerations in scleroderma patients.