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Connective tissue diseases

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Scleroderma — Arthritis Australia

The word ‘scleroderma’ means ‘hard skin’

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What is scleroderma?

We don’t know exactly what causes scleroderma but we know that it involves many factors.

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Scleroderma - ARRC - Autoimmune Resource & Research Centre

To read or print a fact sheet please click on the fact sheet of interest below: Scleroderma brochure Scleroderma Looking after your Hands Muscles & Joints Scleroderma Scleroderma Hand Exercises Scleroderma Mouth Exercises Scleroderma Swallowing Difficulties CREST Dealing with Bladder & Bowel Dental Brochure Eating Well Nutritional Needs for Scleroderma Travelling with Scleroderma Hospital Checklist Hospital Care Plan For more illness specific information please go back to the complete Health Information Factsheet List

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Localised scleroderma (children) — Arthritis Australia

Localised scleroderma is an inflammatory disease affecting the skin

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Scleroderma — Types, Causes, & Treatment | MSK Australia

Do you have Scleroderma? Find out more about your musculoskeletal condition, how to manage, and where to find support. Contact us today on 1800 263 265

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Scleroderma - Better Health Channel

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Cellulitis in children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

Cellulitis is a skin infection that can start from a tiny scratch. If your child has cellulitis symptoms, he should see a GP because he needs antibiotics.

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ACD A-Z of Skin - Dissecting cellulitis of the scalp

Dissecting cellulitis of the scalp is a rare condition in which pus-filled lumps develop on the scalp, resulting in scarring and permanent hair loss over the area affected.

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Cellulitis - Better Health Channel

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