Scleroderma is a mysterious ailment that appears to sail under the radar with very little media interest and extremely poor medical support. Scleroderma is an autoimmune illness that results in creation of fibrous tissues as an effect of an inflammatory process. In other words, we can say that scleroderma is lined up when your immune system or antibodies strike different connective tissues throughout your body.
What is scleroderma?
- It is a group of chronic skin diseases which are closely associated with hyperactive immune system.
- The connective tissues are the fibers which provide the support and framework for the body. Scleroderma is the autoimmune disease of connective tissues. In scleroderma, due to formation of scar tissues (fibrosis) in the skin, connective tissues become hard and thick.
- As it is an autoimmune disease, the immune system starts attacking its own body resulting…