Now I don't know what to do since I don't know a lot about the illness or what treatments there are.
I would also like to know how it will impact my life as I don't know how bad this is. Another thing that I don't know is how you determine the type. My skin has hardened on my leg. How fast does this evolve?
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Story edited 04-23-07 JTD
Story posted 05-01-07 SLE
Story Artist: Ione Bridgman
Story Translator: Alba León
Story Editor: Judith Thompson Devlin
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ISN Artist Ione Bridgman created original artwork to illustrate this page. She is 90 years old, and lives in New Zealand. Her lovely paintings illustrate many of our pages and the covers of our Voices of Scleroderma Book Series.
Alba León is the ISN Translator for this page. She is studying international relations in Mexico City.
SCLERO.ORG was the world's leading nonprofit for trustworthy research, support, education and awareness for scleroderma and related illnesses from 1998 to 2021. It was a grassroots movement from the original Scleroderma from A to Z web site, which was founded by Shelley Ensz. We were a 501(c)(3) U.S.-based public charitable foundation. We closed this web site and our nonprofit agency in April 2021.