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Prognosis of Scleroderma

Prognosis for Scleroderma: For some people, scleroderma (particularly the localized forms) is fairly mild and resolves with time. But for others, living with the disease and its effects day to day has a significant impact on their quality of life. (Source: excerpt from Handout on Health Scleroderma: NIAMS) ... No cure exists, but timely intervention can improve the quality of life. (Source: excerpt from Connective Tissue Diseases: NWHIC) ...see also Overview of Scleroderma

Complications:

Complications of Scleroderma may include:

Complications of Scleroderma from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Scleroderma.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Scleroderma usually refers to the likely outcome of Scleroderma. The prognosis of Scleroderma may include the duration of Scleroderma, chances of complications of Scleroderma, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Scleroderma, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Scleroderma. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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