What is the role of medications in the treatment of scleroderma?

Updated: Sep 09, 2019
  • Author: Sergio A Jimenez, MD, MACR, FACP, FRCP(UK Hon); Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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No disease-modifying medications have been approved for use in systemic sclerosis. Pharmacologic therapy consists principally of treatment directed toward complications of the disease and providing symptomatic relief.


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