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Old 11-06-2009, 09:22 PM   #1
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My sister got her test result back, can someone Help

she has the spot on the back on her leg, chest pain, numbing in the right hand.The doctor did a Biospy on the spot on her leg, and it came back positive for Morphea Scleroderma, so they did some blood work. It came back positive for SCL and DNA, can anyone help me understand what that means? They her to make an appt with a Rheumatolgy doctor.

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Old 11-07-2009, 05:03 PM   #2
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Re: My sister got her test result back, can someone Help

Localized scleroderma is referred to as morphea or linear scleroderma and does not affect the internal organs. People who develop localized scleroderma usually do not develop generalized scleroderma. Scleroderma is hardening of the skin. It is another autoimmune disease. Autoimmune diseases travel in packs so she might want to have more thorough testing done. I would think a rheumatologist could do the testing.

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