Puffy fingers and skin thickening is associated with what disease?
Systemic sclerosis. Its rarity could lead to delays in diagnosis which, according to a review, may not be fully understood by inexperienced physicians.
Case Study: Scleroderma sin Scleroderma
A patient with uncontrolled hypertension, long-term Raynaud’s phenomenon, altered mental status, facial droop, dysarthria, diplopia and renal crisis.
Stem Cell Transplant Preferred over Cyclophosphamide for Severe Scleroderma
Myeloablative autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation is a superior treatment in the long term as compared to cyclophosphamide for severe scleroderma, research shows.
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