Scleroderma is also known as systemic sclerosis. Sclerodermas is a systemic autoimmune disorder in which the skin gets harden.Scleroderma is not contagious, infectious, cancerous or malignantand and it also effects internal organs.The symptoms of scleroderma vary greatly for each person,and the effects of scleroderma can range from very mild to life threatening.Sclerodermis is divided into 2 types they are as follows:
a. Limited Sclerodermis: it occurs when pigmentation occurs on hands, arms and face. Deposition of calcium nodules takes place on skin.
b. Diffuse Sclerodermis: it effects large area of skin and other internal organs like heart, kidneys, lungs and oesophagus.
Related Journals of Scleroderma
Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research,Journal of Allergy & Therapy ,Journal of Pigmentary Disorders,Journal of Medical Case Reports, Oxford journals-Rheumatology, Journal of Scleroderma and Related Disorders (JSRD), Dermatology Online Journal