While there is no cure for scleroderma, treatment options include medications, therapy and surgery, according to Mayo Clinic. The best course of action ultimately depends on the disease subtype, stage and involved organs... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Images of scleroderma are available at the Scleroderma Foundation's website, Scleroderma images are also located at, in the lupus and other connective tissue diseases category. More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

Morphea, or localized scleroderma, is a rare condition of the skin that causes discolored patching to occur, according to the American Medical Association. The condition is not painful, and patching of the skin most ofte... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions
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