home > arthritis center > arthritis a-z list > scleroderma index Scleroderma SclerodermaRelated Procedures & Tests « Back to Scleroderma Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Antinuclear Antibody Test Chest X-ray CT Scan (Computerized Tomography) Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) Endoscopy (Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, EGD) Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Endoscopy (Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, EGD) CT Scan (Computerized Tomography) Antinuclear Antibody Test Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) Chest X-ray Suggested Reading on Scleroderma by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 18 articles Constipation Constipation is defined medically as fewer than three stools per week and severe constipation as less than one stool per week. Constipation usually is Eosinophilic Fasciitis (Shulman's Syndrome) Eosinophilic fasciitis is a skin disease High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) High blood pressure is defined as a pressure of 140/90 mmHg or higher in the arteries. Genetic factors, high salt intake, and increased arterial stiffness 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 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 Stroke A stroke is an interruption of the blood supply to part of the brain caused by either a Diarrhea Diarrhea is a change is the frequency and looseness of bowel movements. Symptoms associated with diarrhea are cramping, abdominal pain, and the sensation Pulmonary Fibrosis Pulmonary fibrosis is scarring throughout the lungs. Pulmonary fibrosis can be caused by many conditions including chronic inflammatory processes, infections, Kidney Failure Kidney failure can occur from an acute event or a chronic condition or disease. Prerenal kidney failure is caused by blood loss, dehydration, medication. Itch (Itching or Pruritus) Itching can be a common problem. Itches can be localized or generalized. There are many causes of itching to include: infection (jock itch, vaginal itch), Headache Headaches can be divided into two categories: primary Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain that originates in the face is referred to as trigeminal neuralgia. This pain may be caused by an injury, and infection in the face, a nerve disorder, Scars Scar formation is a natural part of the healing process after injury. The depth and size of the wound incision and the location of the injury impact the Dry Skin Dry skin (xeroderma) may be caused by external factors, like cold temperatures, low humidity, harsh soaps, and certain medications, or internal factors, Fatigue Fatigue can be described in various ways. Sometimes fatigue is described as feeling a lack of energy and motivation (both mental and physical). The causes Heartburn (Acid Reflux) Heartburn is a burning sensation experienced from acid reflux (GERD). Symptoms of heartburn include chest pain, burning in the throat, difficulty swallowing, 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 Interstitial Pneumonitis (Interstitial Lung Disease) Interstitial lung disease refers to a variety of diseased that thicken the tissue between the lungs' air sacks. Viruses, bacteria, tobacco smoke, environmental Medications 28 articles Procedures & Tests 5 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 1 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 11 articles Health News 2 articles Health Features 1 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox! From WebMD Autoimmune Disease Resources RA and Pregnancy Top Causes of Hearing Loss Is It a Headache or a Migraine? Featured Centers Feeling Short of Breath? What to Eat When You Have Cancer Top 3 Anaphylaxis Triggers Health Solutions From Our Sponsors Frequent Constipation? Greater Food Accessibility Exclusives What Does Psoriasis Look Like? How to Prevent Muscle Cramps Blood Clot? Know the Signs and Symptoms Allergy Triggers: Do You Know Yours?