Scleroderma is a rare autoimmune disease. It can cause problems in many systems in the body and affect people in different ways.
Scleroderma experts at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC specialize in diagnosing and treating this complex disease.
We know about the wide range of symptoms and health problems scleroderma can cause. And we care about treating this disease in a proactive way and pushing research forward.
Our immune system doctors work with skin, lung, heart, and GI tract experts.
These partners from the following services help us prevent the disease from causing long-term health issues:
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We diagnose, monitor, and treat both localized and systemic types of scleroderma.
We also care for people with health issues that mimic or overlap with scleroderma. These include mixed connective tissue disease and Raynaud's syndrome.
Our services include:
Our experts have:
As a leading scleroderma treatment center in the United States, we:
We have strong partners. Whether you need a skin or kidney doctor, you can trust the person you're seeing understands your rare disease.
Our center also partners with the UPMC Lung Transplant Program. UPMC was the first in the U.S. to perform lung transplants for people with severe scleroderma.
We also offer scleroderma research trials for people who need options beyond current, approved treatments.
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