Systemic scleroderma: symptoms, diagnosis, treatment

Systemic scleroderma is a rare disease, which is the defeat connective tissues of the body followed by hardening of the blood vessels and skin.

Systemic scleroderma affects people of different ages, women have the disease occurs more often.

Symptoms of systemic sclerosis

The beginning of developing the disease begins with lesions of the blood vessels. Because of this, edema of the skin and the disturbed functioning of the internal organs.

The affected areas are compacted, the skin loses elasticity and firmness of the skin, the hair falls out.

Signs of systemic sclerosis are:

  • inadequate exercise facial muscles;
  • damage to the nail plates;
  • the formation of ulcers;
  • a feeling of stiffness in the joints;
  • spasticskie attacks;
  • the development of diseases of the affected organs.

The disease also has a negative impact on the human nervous system.

Systemic sclerosis: diagnosis of the disease

Diagnosis of the disease is complex. The doctor takes into account all the basic and additional symptoms and assigns laboratory tests.

In addition to these activities are:

  • study of x-rays;
  • Ultrasound;
  • diagnosis.

On the basis of the received data treatment is provided.

Treatment of systemic sclerosis

All the methods of treatment and related activities designed to facilitate the condition of the patient and stopping of the activity of the process.

In severe cases, apply hormonal drugs with anti-inflammatory action.

If the disease is not passed to the serious stage, the patient is prescribed vitamin therapy, immunomodulators, and preparations for softening the skin.

In addition, when the system sclerodermia shown sanatorium treatment.

Course - exercise therapy, physiotherapy and so on - you can pass in our rehabilitation center.

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