Scleroderma: all you need to know about this autoimmune disease
June is Scleroderma Awareness Month
Scleroderma is a rare autoimmune disease in which thick fibrous tissue replaces normal tissue. This is caused by an excess of collagen produced by the immune system, and often causes hardening and thickening of the skin and organs. Scleroderma symptoms can range from mild to life-threatening.
But how much do we really know about this condition? What are its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment? In this gallery, you'll get to know all about scleroderma. Click on for more.
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU
TRAVEL Around the world
FOOD Healthy living