What is scleroderma in children? | Dr. Bhavesh Doshi | Pediatric Surgeon in Borivali

Scleroderma is a chronic (ongoing) condition that produces abnormal connective tissue growth. It may have an impact on the joints, skin, and internal organs. It is an uncommon degenerative condition that worsens with time.
Scleroderma is classified into two types: localized and systemic.
Scleroderma that has spread. The sickness affects just one part of the body. This kind of sickness is more common among children. Patches of skin on the trunk, arms, legs, or head may be affected.
Scleroderma of the system. This kind has a broad impact on the whole body. It is uncommon in children.
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