scleroderma

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(sklĕr″ŏ-dĕr′mă)

[sclero- + derma]
A chronic manifestation of progressive systemic sclerosis in which the skin is taut, firm, and edematous, limiting movement.
SYN: SEE: dermatosclerosis
SEE: progressive systemic sclerosis
sclerodermatous, adj.

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SCLERODERMA

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