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Posted 22 March 2010 - 10:06 AM

Causes Found for Stiff Skin Conditions.

By studying the genetics of a rare inherited disorder called stiff skin syndrome, researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have learned more about scleroderma, a condition affecting about one in 5,000 people that leads to hardening of the skin as well as other debilitating and often life-threatening problems. P.J. Couke. Ascribe Newswire. 03/18/10. (Also see: Stiff Skin Syndrome)

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