by Carson-DeWitt R

Reducing Your Risk of Scleroderma

The development of scleroderma has been associated with various environmental exposures. One way to possibly reduce your risk of scleroderma is to avoid these exposures.

References

Scleroderma. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health%5FInfo/Scleroderma/default.asp. Updated August 2012. Accessed August 8, 2013.
Systemic sclerosis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated August 5, 2013. Accessed August 8, 2013.
What is scleroderma? Scleroderma Foundation website. Available at: http://www.scleroderma.org/site/PageServer?pagename=patients%5Fwhatis#.V2G4ck2FPIU. Accessed August 8, 2013.

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