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Phyllis C: Scleroderma

How many new cases are coming up now from people that were at the World Trade Center?

Swans by Ione Bridgman, ISN Artist I was just diagnosed with scleroderma along with other inflammatory problems.

I am overwhelmed with web sites and information to help me or explain the problem but this is what I want to know: How many new cases are coming up now from people that were at the World Trade Center?

I was there along with co-workers that are very ill now. Since environmental toxins could be a cause for scleroderma, it gives reason to believe that is how it started for me.

Thank you for bringing this to everyone's' attention.

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Story edited 07-27-07 JTD
Story posted 08-17-07 SLE

Story Artist: Ione Bridgman
Story Editor: Judith Thompson Devlin
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ISN Artist: Ione Bridgman

Ione BridgmanISN 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.

ISN Story Editor: Judith Thompson Devlin

Photo of JudithJudith Thompson Devlin is the ISN Story Editor for this story. She is also lead editor of the ISN's wonderful Voices of Scleroderma book series!

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