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This is a major, worldwide resource for scleroderma, offering 2,200+ pages of medical and support information, in 23 languages. Volunteers have translated this site into Bahasa Malaysia, Deutsche (German), English, Spanish, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Kannada, Magyarul (Hungarian), Nederlands, Polski (Polish), Português, Romana and Turkish.
这是一个以硬皮病为主的全世界的信息资源,用于网上医学和网上帮助服务,它用15 种语言供你选择,总共有 550 多页。
1. Systemic Sclerosis ("scleroderma") is a rare, chronic autoimmune (arthritis) disease that primarily affects females who are 30 to 50 years old at onset. It is a serious illness that can affect any part of the body. It is broken down into categories such as Diffuse, Limited, CREST, and Overlap.
1 系统性硬化症(scleroderma)临床上比较少见,是一种慢性自身性免疫性疾病(属于风湿性病一类),好发于岁到岁的女性。它能够能够影响到身体的各个部分所以是很严重的疾病。分为弥漫性硬皮病、局限性硬皮病、 CREST 综合症和复合型。
This type is often referred to as the "disease that turns people into stone" for the distinctive skin hardening that often occurs eventually. The hardening typically affects the hands, causing the fingers to curl inwards.
这种类型就是西方人常指的 "disease that turns people into stone"("能把人变成石头的疾病"), 这句话很好地形容了在它后期皮肤硬化所出现的变化。到这个时期如果手受到影响, 它最典型的表现是手指向内弯曲。
There are dozens of symptoms of Systemic Sclerosis, and a huge variance in how people are affected by it. Often the illness develops slowly, with vague initial symptoms such as swelling of the hands, carpal tunnel syndrome, sensitivity to cold, fatigue, heartburn, difficulty swallowing, shortness of breath, and reduced endurance.
系统性硬皮病有许多种症状在不同的人身上表现则有所不同。硬皮病通常发展缓慢, 伴随着不明原因的始发症状, 如手部水肿, 碗管综合症, 对冷敏感, 容易疲劳, 心痛, 吞咽困难, 呼吸急促和身体耐受力的减退。
Scleroderma can be quite difficult to diagnose, and many people are misdiagnosed with CFS, lupus, or rheumatoid arthritis in the beginning. Many people with scleroderma may have comparatively mild symptoms for decades, while those with the rare form of rapid-onset Diffuse Scleroderma, may quickly suffer disability, disfigurement, and even death.
硬皮病很难确诊, 许多人在开始时误诊为 CFS 综合症、红斑狼疮, 或风湿性关节炎。 许多人可以是几十年症状轻微。而那些患有弥漫性硬皮病的患者则发病较快, 够很快导致残废、功能缺陷甚至死亡, 但患这种类型的硬皮病的人很少。
The Cause of Scleroderma remains largely unknown. It is not contagious or cancerous. You can't catch it by kissing, holding hands, sharing eating utensils, or through sexual intercourse. Only about 1-2% of cases are genetic. Sometimes scleroderma is caused by chemical or environmental exposures.
Unfortunately, there is no proven treatment or cure for any form of scleroderma. However, there are effective treatments for many of the symptoms, many experimental treatments and clinical trials, and plenty of ways to lessen symptoms and adapt to the illness.
2. Localized Scleroderma forms are Morphea and Linear and they affect only the skin (and sometimes the underlying tissues) and not the internal organs. Linear and Morphea do not develop into the systemic form of scleroderma, and they do not reduce one's life expectancy in any way. However, they are often disfiguring and sometimes disabling, especially when the underlying joints and muscles are severely affected.
局限性硬皮病的类型分局限性和线性两种, 它们都只影响皮肤 (有时会牵涉到下面的组织),不会牵累到各个脏器。线形和局限性硬皮病不会发展到系统性硬皮病, 所以不会致命。但是, 它们常常损伤肌肤外貌, 有时还造成畸形,特别是当皮肤下的关节和肌肉受到严重影响时要更加注意。
Localized scleroderma often begins during childhood. Any form of scleroderma (either systemic or localized) that begins during childhood is called Juvenile Scleroderma.
局限性硬皮病常在孩童时期发病, 任何一种形式的硬皮病 (不管是系统性还是局限性), 只要在孩童时期发病就叫少年硬皮病。
On our main Medical page you can find links such as What is Scleroderma?, Causes of Scleroderma, Symptoms, and Treatments. You can also learn about scleroderma-like illnesses, and dozens of other autoimmune diseases.
There are only a few dozen Scleroderma Treatment Centers in the world. A scleroderma specialist can work with your local doctors, and give you access to participation in clinical trials, too.
Peking Union Medical College Hospital is the clinical medical school of China Union Medical University, and the clinical medicine research center of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences. It is a large-scale general hospital which integrates medical service, education and research. It is also one of the technique instruction centers for dubious and acute diseases designated by Ministry of Health. Worldwide scleroderma experts highly recommend this hospital. See Rheumatology Department for Scleroderma. Posted 04/14/08.
Shanghai Renji Hospital (Rheumatology Department) is a top center for the treatment of scleroderma in China. Worldwide scleroderma experts highly recommend this hospital. Posted 04/15/08.
Department of Rheumatology, Yiling Hospital of Hebei Medical University in China. The Scleroderma Treatment Center of our hospital started in 1992,and it is one of the several earliest Scleroderma Treatment Centers in China. Up to now we have treated more than 8,000 scleroderma patients successfully, using Chinese traditional medicine taken orally or for external use. Our patients come from not only China, but also Japan, Italy, Argentina and so on. (Address: Xinshibei Road, #385, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China. Tel: 86-0311-83809761, E-mail: [email protected].) Posted 04/11/08.
Find a Scleroderma Support Group near you, from Australia to the United Kingdom.
Many people find comfort or inspiration from reading about how other patients, caregivers, and survivors have dealt with scleroderma. Our story collection features over 100 heartfelt, true stories from all around the world.
患者和护理者的故事 很多人在阅读有与自己同样命运的人的故事中或有关的护理人员的故事中获得安慰。而阅读那些有同样命运并进行了抗争而幸存的人的故事后,他们能够得到鼓励。为了这个目标,我们的story collection从全世界收集了100个真实的故事,衷心地希望读者能够从中获益。
I recommend that you begin your online journey by viewing Scleroderma: Hope on the Horizon. I made this FLASH animation based on a poem written by Fran Waranius, in praise scleroderma researchers and also of the wonderful SD World email list.
Please let me know if I can ever be of more help to you, as you get settled into our wonderful and supportive online community.
Warm Hugs and Best Wishes,
ISN Founder and President
Chinese Treatments for Scleroderma Treatments include preparations of dried earthworms, beetles, scorpions and centipedes. TCM Hospital for Chronic and Difficult Diseases - Hunan Province, China
Also see: Scleroderma and Alternative Medicine ISN.
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