Scleroderma – Pathogenesis, Clinical features and Treatment

Scleroderma is a generalized condition characterized by excessive deposition of collagen in the skin and multiple internal organs, alterations in the vasculature and immunologic abnormalities. The pathogenesis is still very unclear and is only a hypothesis. It is hypothesised that, an unknown etiological agent may trigger the disease in a genetically predisposed individual, which may…

With You Until PH Isn’t

Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) is a rare disease of the heart and lungs it leaves patients alone and afraid it leaves physicians frustrated and discouraged it is fatal but we plant to CHANGE THAT NO-ONE ELSE CAN DO WHAT WE CAN DO TOGETHER BECAUSE NO-ONE ELSE HAS DONE WHAT WE HAVE DONE TOGETHER IN THE FIGHT…

Scleroderma: Rafaela’s story, Spain

I felt better having a diagnosis, but furious that there was no solution for it. So, it was a fight, a very hard one. The first thing you do is look it up – read. Back then the outlook was very black, and life expectancy was ten years maximum. I went to a conference in…