Demystifying Medicine Video



Scleroderma (Systemic Sclerosis) is an autoimmune disease that involves overproduction of collagen, which results in the hardening, tightening and scarring of skin and internal organs. The disease affects about 2.5 million people worldwide. The term is derived from Greek words "sclero" meaning hardness and "derma" meaning skin, literally meaning "hard skin". This video explores the different forms of scleroderma and the problems associated with each form.

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