There are three autoimmune hair disorders and seven autoimmune skin disorders. I will be talking about each of these in this post.
What is Scleroderma? Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a chronic connective tissue disease generally classified as one of the autoimmune rheumatic diseases. The word “scleroderma” comes from two Greek words: “sclero” meaning hard, and “derma” meaning skin. Hardening of the skin is one of the most visible manifestations of the disease.
What is Scleroderma? Scleroderma is the chronic hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissues. (Also called Crest Syndrome)