Some people have a type of scleroderma called CREST syndrome (or limited scleroderma). Unlike other types, which only affect the arms, legs, and face, this kind can involve your digestive tract. While less common, it can also lead to problems with your heart and lungs. The good news is that your doctor can help you manage your symptoms, prevent complications, and feel better.
People with this form of the disease have at least two of the symptoms below:
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Mayo Clinic: “Limited scleroderma (CREST syndrome).”
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