Problem

Systemic sclerosis

Other Names:
Scleroderma
CREST syndrome
Nature:

CREST is a form of systemic sclerosis which is characterized by calcinosis (calcium deposits), usually in the fingers; Raynaud's; loss of muscle control of the oesophagus, which can cause difficulty swallowing; sclerodactyly, a tapering deformity of the bones of the fingers; and telangiectasia, small red spots on the skin of the fingers, face, or inside of the mouth.

Broader Problems:
Sclerosis
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
22.06.2016 – 12:16 CEST