Features

females/males 3:1

a progressive disease of multiple organs

Raynaud's phenomenon stiffness of fingers and other skin areas

'bird-like' facies (mouth puckered)

dysphagia and diarrhoea (malabsorption)

respiratory symptoms cardiac symptoms: pericarditis, etc.

look for tight skin on chest (Roman breastplate)

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Raynaud's phenomenon telangiectasia

Fig. 28.3 Cinical features of systemic sclerosis

Characteristic fades taut a immobile puckering of mouth narrow nose th:n hps radial wrinkling upper lip dysphagia heartburn reflux respiratory symptoms e.g. fibrosis cardiac disorders

•arrhythmias ■ pericarditis renal failure

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'sausage' fingers

Raynaud's phenomenon telangiectasia

Fig. 28.3 Cinical features of systemic sclerosis

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