scleroderma is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary Online + Mobile powered by Unbound Medicine. Find 65,000 medical and nursing definitions. Download to iPhone, iPad, and Android. Explore these free sample topics:

Taber’s Online

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --


[sclero- + derma]
A chronic manifestation of progressive systemic sclerosis in which the skin is taut, firm, and edematous, limiting movement.
SYN: SEE: dermatosclerosis
SEE: progressive systemic sclerosis
sclerodermatous, adj.


-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --


TY - ELEC T1 - scleroderma ID - 737845 PB - Taber's Medical Dictionary UR - ER -