Tag Archives: scleroderma

Sep
11
2013

Ask the Expert: Scleroderma

by Dr. Robert Spiera
9.11 Blog

Dr. Robert Spiera, Rheumatologist and Director of the Vasculitis and Scleroderma Program at the Hospital for Special Surgery, answers readers’ questions on scleroderma. Q1. Has there been any advancement in … More…

Jun
18
2012
how to diagnose scleroderma

What is Scleroderma? Scleroderma is one of the “connective tissue disorders” diagnosed and treated primarily by rheumatologists. In this condition, the interaction between autoimmunity, vascular disease and “fibrosis” results in … More…

Jun
8
2011
Dr. Jessica Gordon

Q1: What is the cause of scleroderma? Does it occur in conjunction with other diseases or conditions? While the specific cause for the development of scleroderma is unknown, there is … More…