Scleroderma SclerodermaRelated Doctor's & Expert's Views « Back to Scleroderma Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Arthritis: Can UCTD Evolve? Arthritis: Scleroderma or Raynaud's Phenomenon? Arthritis: Surgical Therapy, Raynaud's Phenomenon Coping with a Bad Disease - Community Counts Coping With Chronic Rheumatic Diseases MCTD vs. UCTD Propulsid - Urgent FDA Warning Scleroderma - 2001 National Meeting Reports Scleroderma Elbow Tip Pains Scleroderma Symptoms and Signs Venus Williams Diagnosed With Sjogren's Syndrome Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Scleroderma Elbow Tip Pains Scleroderma Symptoms and Signs Coping With Chronic Rheumatic Diseases Venus Williams Diagnosed With Sjogren's Syndrome Arthritis: Scleroderma or Raynaud's Phenomenon? MCTD vs. UCTD Arthritis: Surgical Therapy, Raynaud's Phenomenon Arthritis: Can UCTD Evolve? Coping with a Bad Disease - Community Counts Propulsid - Urgent FDA Warning Scleroderma - 2001 National Meeting Reports Suggested Reading on Scleroderma by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 20 articles Sjogren's Syndrome Sjögren's syndrome is an autoimmune disease involving the abnormal production of extra antibodies that attack the glands and connective tissue. Sjögren's Pulmonary Fibrosis Pulmonary fibrosis is scarring throughout the lungs. Pulmonary fibrosis can be caused by many conditions including chronic inflammatory processes, infections, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a condition in which the acidified liquid contents of the stomach backs up into the esophagus. The symptoms Raynaud's Phenomenon Raynaud's phenomenon is characterized by a pale-blue-red sequence of color changes of the digits, most commonly after exposure to cold. Occurring as a Keloid A keloid is a scar that doesn't know when to stop. When the cells keep on reproducing, the result is an overgrown (hypertrophic) scar or a keloid. A Dysphagia Dysphagia or difficulty in swallowing, swallowing problems. Dysphagia is due to problems in nerve or muscle control. It is common, for example, after a Connective Tissue Disease Connective tissue disease is when the body's connective tissues come under attack, possibly becoming injured by inflammation. Inherited connective tissue Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary hypertension is an abnormal elevation of the pressure in the pulmonary circulation caused by the constriction of the blood vessels that supply Pericarditis Pericarditis is the inflammation of the pericardial sac that surrounds the heart. The causes of pericarditis include injury from heart attack, heart surgery, Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) refers to a condition in which abnormally large numbers of bacteria (at least 100,000 bacteria per ml of fluid) Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence) Impotence, also known as erectile dysfunction, is a common problem among men characterized by the consistent inability to sustain an erection sufficient Scleritis Scleritis is inflammation of the white part of the eye. It may be caused by a serious underlying condition, such as an autoimmune disease. Symptoms include Polymyositis Polymyositis is a disease of the muscle featuring inflammation of the muscle fibers. It results in weakness of the muscles which can be severe and when Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD) Connective tissue diseases are disorders featuring abnormalities involving the collagen and elastin. Connective tissue diseases that are strictly inheritable Preeclampsia (Pregnancy Induced Hypertension) Preeclampsia is related to increased blood pressure and protein in the mother's urine. Preeclampsia typically begins after the 20th week of pregnancy. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Primary Biliary Cirrhosis is a chronic disease characterized by progressive inflammation and destruction of small bile ducts within the liver. The bile Eosinophilic Fasciitis Eosinophilic fasciitis is a skin disease that causes thickening and inflammation of the skin and fascia. Symptoms include redness, warmth, and hardening Bowel Incontinence Bowel or fecal incontinence refers to the loss of voluntary control of stool, or bowel movements. The condition can include partial incontinence, in which Interstitial Lung Disease Interstitial lung disease, is a term to describe a certain lung condition. Causes of interstitial lung disease include lung infection, exposure to toxins Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Treatment (PBC) Medications 12 articles Procedures & Tests 9 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 1 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 11 articles Health News 3 articles Health Features 1 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!