Overview

Systemic sclerosis (SS) is an autoimmune disorder. This means that it's a condition in which the body's immune system attacks its own body. Healthy tissue is destroyed because the immune system mistakenly thinks it is a foreign sub[read article]

Tests for Systemic Sclerosis

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Antibodies are proteins made by your immune system. They help your body recognize and fight infections. Normally antibodies target foreign materials, like bacteria ...  More
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Centromere Antibody Test
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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Anti-Topoisomerase I (anti-Scl-70) Test
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Sjogrens Syndrome A Antibody Measurement
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Sjogrens Syndrome B Antibody Measurement
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Smith Antibody Test
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An X-ray is a common imaging test that has been used for decades to help doctors view the inside of the body without having to make an incision. The X-ray was made ...  More
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An erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) test does not diagnose one specific condition. Instead, it helps your doctor determine whether you are experiencing inflamma...  More
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Extractable Nuclear Antigen Antibody Test
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Ribonucleoprotein (RNP) Antibody Level Test
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Total Immunoglobulin Test
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C-reactive protein (CRP) is a substance produced by the liver in response to inflammation. C-reactive protein is also called high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, wh...  More
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Immune Complex Test
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A creatinine blood test measures the level of creatinine in the blood. Creatinine is a waste product that forms when creatine breaks down. Creatine is a substance f...  More
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High Resolution Computed Tomography (HRCT) of Lungs
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A urinalysis is a laboratory test done to detect problems with your body that can appear in your urine. Many illnesses and disorders affect how your body removes wa...  More
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Doppler Echocardiography
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Bronchoalveolar Lavage
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Medical Procedures for Systemic Sclerosis

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According to the American Physical Therapy Association, the goal of physical therapy or physiotherapy is to improve mobility, restore function, reduce pain, and pre...  More
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Ultraviolet Therapy
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Range of Motion Exercise
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Photochemotherapy with Psoralens and Ultraviolet A (PUVA) Photochemotherapy
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Occupational Therapy
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Surgical Procedures for Systemic Sclerosis

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A lung transplant is surgery that replaces a diseased or failing lung with a healthy, donor lung. According to data from the Organ Procurement and Transplantation N...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Systemic Sclerosis

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EPOPROSTENOL (e poe PROST en ole) is used to treat primary pulmonary hypertension.  More
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Self Care for Systemic Sclerosis

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According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 70 percent of individuals who smoke cigarettes would like to quit.  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Systemic Sclerosis What's this?

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Numerous controlled trials have examined the effects of oral garlic on serum lipids. Long-term effects on lipids or cardiovascular morbidity and mortality remain un...  More
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Alternative Procedures for Systemic Sclerosis What's this?

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Various forms of meditation have been practiced for thousands of years throughout the world, with many techniques originating in Eastern religious practices. In mod...  More
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Relaxation techniques include behavioral therapeutic approaches that differ widely in philosophy, methodology, and practice. The primary goal is usually non-directe...  More
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