What are the neurologic and psychiatric 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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Patients may present with the following:

  • Facial pain and decreased sensation due to trigeminal neuralgia

  • Hand paresthesias and weakness due to carpal tunnel peripheral entrapment neuropathy

  • Headache and stroke during hypertensive renal crisis

  • Depression and anxiety


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