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Published: 01 May 2005

224 Pages | 2 line illus.

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195169409

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The Scleroderma Book

A Guide for Patients and Families

Second Edition

Maureen D. Mayes, M.D.

This book is for patients and loved ones who would like to know more about the baffling disease called scleroderma. It is written in an easy to understand, almost conversational, format. The goal is to demystify scleroderma. The book discusses tests that are used to make the diagnosis and to monitor the disease, current treatments as well as potential new therapies, and theories about the cause of scleroderma including the role of the immune system and the role of genetics.

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