What are the musculoskeletal signs and symptoms of scleroderma?

Updated: Nov 13, 2018
  • Author: Sergio A Jimenez, MD, MACR, FACP, FRCP(UK Hon); Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Answer

Musculoskeletal complaints in systemic sclerosis include the following:

  • Arthralgia

  • Myalgia

  • Loss in joint range of motion and joint flexion contractures

  • Tendon friction rubs

  • Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Muscle weakness


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