Diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis

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Diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis

Synonyms: Diffuse cutaneous systemic scleroderma | Progressive cutaneous systemic scleroderma | Progressive cutaneous systemic sclerosis

Diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis (dcSSc) is a subtype of Systemic Sclerosis (SSc; see this term) characterized by truncal and acral skin fibrosis with an early and significant incidence of diffuse involvement (interstitial lung disease oliguric renal failure diffuse gastrointestinal disease and myocardial involvement).

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version March 2024

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