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Descriptor English:   Scleroderma, Systemic 
Descriptor Spanish:   Esclerodermia Sistémica 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Escleroderma Sistêmico 
Synonyms English:   Sclerosis, Systemic
Systemic Scleroderma
Systemic Sclerosis  
Tree Number:   C17.300.799
C17.800.784
Definition English:   A chronic multi-system disorder of CONNECTIVE TISSUE. It is characterized by SCLEROSIS in the SKIN, the LUNGS, the HEART, the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, the KIDNEYS, and the MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM. Other important features include diseased small BLOOD VESSELS and AUTOANTIBODIES. The disorder is named for its most prominent feature (hard skin), and classified into subsets by the extent of skin thickening: LIMITED SCLERODERMA and DIFFUSE SCLERODERMA. 
Indexing Annotation English:   note specific indentations and SCLERODERMA, LOCALIZED
History Note English:   1971 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   12976 
Unique Identifier:   D012595 

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