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Author Mayes, Maureen D.

Title The scleroderma book : a guide for patients and families / Maureen D. Mayes.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.


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 East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point - Adult Department  616.544 MAY    Check Shelf
 East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point - Adult Department  616.544 MAY    Check Shelf
Description x, 182 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary 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.
Contents What is scleroderma? -- Localized scleroderma: limited, localized, diffuse, generalized, systemic, and not-so-systemic: what's in a name? -- Systemic scleroderma-diffuse -- Systemic scleroderma-limited -- Genetic features of scleroderma: did you get it from your parents? Can you give it to your kids? -- Eqidemiology of scleroderma: number of patients, occupational links, and environmental connections -- Raynaud's phenomenon, skin involvement, and finger sores -- Scleroderma and the kidneys -- Scleroderma and the gastrointestinal tract -- Scleroderma and the lungs -- Scleroderma and the heart -- Scleroderma and joints, tendons, muscles, and nerves -- Systemic scleroderma and pregnancy -- Scleroderma and sexuality -- Overlap syndromes and sclerodermalike conditions -- You and your doctor -- Living an unpredictable life, facing an uncertain future.
Subject Scleroderma (Disease) -- Popular works.
Scleroderma, Localized -- Popular Works.
Scleroderma, Systemic -- Popular Works.
ISBN 0195115074 alkaline paper
9780195115079 alkaline paper
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