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Systemic Sclerosis

Systemic sclerosis, one of the two forms of scleroderma, is a chronic, degenerative disease that affects the joints, skin, and internal organs. Scleroderma is also associated with blood vessel abnormalities. Systemic sclerosis occurs only rarely in children.

To request an appointment with a physician at St. Louis Children's Hospital, call 314.454.5437 or 800.678.5437 or email us.  For additional resources about systemic sclerosis, contact our Family Resource Center.


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