1 edition of Scleroderma found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Barbara White, guest editor.|
|Series||Rheumatic disease clinics of North America -- v.29/2|
|Contributions||White, Barbara, MD.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, p. 212-448 :|
|Number of Pages||448|
(i) Localized scleroderma (linear scleroderma and morphea) is more common in children than in adults. However, this type of scleroderma can persist into adulthood. To assess the severity of the impairment, we need a description of the extent of involvement of linear scleroderma and the location of the lesions. Dec 07, · Scleroderma is not contagious, infectious, cancerous or malignant, but any chronic disease can become serious at any point. The effects of scleroderma on the body, no matter the kind or classification, are difficult to predict from case to case and thus an early diagnosis is the best case scenario for successful treatment.
This recently published book by a practicing rheumatologist is an excellent resource for people that want to learn about other diseases that are treated by rheumatologists. While the book is targeted mostly at medical students, residents, and primary care physicians, it is very clearly written and can easily be understood by most patients. Scleroderma Book: A Guide For Patients And Families, Hardcover by Mayes, Maureen D., ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US A guide for patients and the families of patients of this autoimmune disease provides information on managing the disease's symptoms and improving one's quality of life.5/5(4).
Scleroderma means hard skin. It is a group of diseases that cause abnormal growth of connective tissue. Connective tissue is the material inside your body that gives your tissues their shape and helps keep them strong. In scleroderma, the tissue gets hard or thick. It . Scleroderma, which literally means "hard skin," is caused by an overproduction of collagen in your body's connective tissue. Collagen is normally responsible for keeping your skin and organs supple, but when it is overproduced, it makes tissue thick and immobile. What's the difference between localized scleroderma and systemic sclerosis?
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Nov 08, · "Dr. Mayes' book is the ultimate resource for patients and their families seeking to gain a better understanding of this complex disease. Her compassion and dedication for her patients is evident throughout the book, from her easy-to-understand description of scleroderma and its manifestations, to more personal subjects such as depression, lifestyle changes, and patient-physician gulfpbc.com by: May 20, · The Scleroderma Book has long been considered the leading source of information for patients suffering with this disease.
Now comes the Second Edition of this highly respected volume, extensively revised by Maureen Mayes, M.D., the leading authority in this field/5. May 01, · The Scleroderma Book has long been considered the leading source of information for patients suffering with this disease.
Now comes the Second Edition of this highly respected volume, extensively revised by Maureen Mayes, M.D., the leading authority in this field. Writing specifically for Brand: Oxford University Press.
Nov 08, · The Scleroderma Book: A Guide for Patients and Families - Kindle edition by Maureen D. M.D. Mayes. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
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Mayes draws on her extensive experience treating scleroderma to provide up 5/5(1). Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a chronic connective tissue disease generally classified as one of the autoimmune rheumatic diseases.
The word “scleroderma” comes from two Greek words: “sclero” meaning hard, and “derma” meaning skin. Hardening of the. The Scleroderma Book has long been considered the leading source of information for patients suffering with this disease. Now comes the Second Edition of this highly respected volume, extensively revised by Maureen Mayes, M.D., the leading authority in this field.
Writing specifically for. May 18, · Scleroderma (sklair-oh-DUR-muh) is a group of rare diseases that involve the hardening and tightening of the skin and connective tissues.
Scleroderma affects women more often than men and most commonly occurs between the ages of 30 and While there is no cure for scleroderma, a variety of treatments can ease symptoms and improve quality of life. Systemic Sclerosis 2nd Edition by Philip J.
Clements and Daniel E. Furst Chapter Introduction Facing an illness like scleroderma is often seen as a crisis, yet the overall impact. Scleroderma Foundation, Danvers, MA. 31, likes · talking about this · were here. The Scleroderma Foundation is the national organization for people with scleroderma and their families and /5().
Scleroderma and Social Security Disability. If you have been diagnosed with scleroderma, which is a disorder of the immune system, and it has left you unable to work you may be able to get approval for Social Security disability benefits.
In the Blue Book list of qualifying impairments, scleroderma is listed as an immune system disorder. Scleroderma is a group of autoimmune diseases that may result in changes to the skin, blood vessels, muscles, and internal organs. The disease can be either localized to the skin or involve other organs in addition to the skin.
Symptoms may include areas of thickened skin, stiffness, feeling tired, and poor blood flow to the fingers or toes with cold gulfpbc.comtion: Corticosteroids, methotrexate, non-steroidal.
Scleroderma Strong. 12K likes. Scleroderma Outreach. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a gulfpbc.comers: 12K. May 15, · I am reading a book called "The Scleroderma Book" by Maureen Hayes.
It is definitely good and very informative but it seems to discuss research prior to Can anyone recommend other books on Scleroderma. Progressive systemic sclerosis, Scleroderma, Systemic, PROGRESSIVE SYSTEMIC Cardiovascular Medicine Book Dentistry Book Dermatology Book Emergency Medicine Book Endocrinology Book Gastroenterology Book Geriatric Medicine Book Gynecology Book Hematology and Oncology Book Human Immunodeficiency Virus Book Infectious Disease Book Jokes Book.
Apr 24, · Scleroderma: The Proven Therapy That Can Save Your Life by Henry Scammell The study described in this book and reported in the medical journal, The Lancet, is a testament to the success of a collaborative effort to solve one of medicine’s oldest and most pernicious mysteries.
Mar 25, · Scleroderma, which affects as many asAmericans, starts off like skin cancer, but is far more deadly. This edition provides information about the best therapy for this disease, including the second clinical trial of the only therapy to report reversal and remission of this deadly disease.4/5.
Aug 01, · "Dr. Mayes' book is the ultimate resource for patients and their families seeking to gain a better understanding of this complex disease.
Her compassion and dedication for her patients is evident throughout the book, from her easy-to-understand description of scleroderma and its manifestations, to more personal subjects such as depression, lifestyle changes, and patient-physician relationships/5(42).
Voices of Scleroderma Volume 1 is available through Amazon, and you can preview the Table of Contents and Index with the Amazon "search in" feature. Need currency conversion. Voices of Scleroderma Volume 1 is also available through gulfpbc.com, with international currency conversion rates.
Put the book in their Shopping Bag. This book follows Jane Parker's journey from the diagnosis of systemic Scleroderma, a fatal autoimmune disease, to good health. After a year of unanswered questions, numerous doctors and alternative practitioners, she finally received a correct diagnosis of Scleroderma.
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It's simple, secure and free.Scleroderma starts off like skin cancer but is far more deadly. Long considered incurable, for many of its victims it is a slow, painful killer. This new edition is updated with new information about the best therapy for this disease, including the results of the landmark first, and a new, second clinical trial of the only therapy to report reversal and remission of this deadly disease.