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Systemic Sclerosis Types
The two types of scleroderma include:
- Localized scleroderma:
- Systemic scleroderma:
- Affects the skin plus additional organs
Organs affected by systemic scleroderma include:
Scleroderma damages these organs slowly, sometimes resulting in organ failure.
PubMed Systemic Sclerosis References
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- Haustein UF. Systemic sclerosis-scleroderma. Dermatol Online J. 2002 Jun;8(1):3. 
- Zulian F. Scleroderma in children. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2005 Apr;52(2):521-45, vii. 
- Zulian F. Systemic manifestations in localized scleroderma. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2004 Dec;6(6):417-24.