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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Esclerodermia

Scleroderma (SKLEH-roh-DER-muh)
A chronic disorder marked by hardening and thickening of the skin. Scleroderma can be localized or it can affect the entire body (systemic).



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.