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  1. Novel Insights Into Causes of Scleroderma Offer Potential New Treatment Strategies From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... a rare genetic form of the disease called stiff skin syndrome, which is caused by defects in a protein ... supports cells and tissues. Dietz’s team introduced a stiff skin syndrome-causing mutation into mice and found that they ...
  2. Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... syndrome, Pfeiffer syndrome). In others, joints may be stiff or immobile (fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva or FOP). Some disorders affect the skin. For example, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome results in stretchy or loose skin, while in ...
  3. Handout on Health: Scleroderma From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... it is produced in the wrong places, causing stiff and inflamed skin, blood vessels, and ... CREST syndrome. An acronym for a collection of symptoms that ...
  4. NIH Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... established the clinic? In children, arthritis, periodic fever syndromes, ... include skin rashes, weak muscles, fevers, and swollen glands. Children ...
  5. Myopathy From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    ... and DiMauro diseases dermatomyositis : an inflammatory myopathy of skin and ... syndrome: characterized by episodes of rigidity and reflex spasms ...
  6. Autoimmune Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your body's immune system protects you from disease and infection. But if you have an autoimmune disease, your immune system attacks healthy cells in your ...
  7. ... is common. Joints may feel warm, tender, and stiff when not used ... under the skin (usually a sign of more severe disease) Numbness, ...
  8. Stiff-Person Syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    NINDS Stiff-Person Syndrome Information Page Table of Contents (click to jump to sections) What is Stiff-Person Syndrome? Is there ... is being done? Clinical Trials Organizations What is Stiff-Person Syndrome? Stiff-person syndrome (SPS) is a rare neurological ...
  9. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy (Texas Heart Institute)  
    ... stiff and thickened. Cardiac amyloidosis is also called "stiff heart syndrome." Another known cause is a disorder called hemochromatosis . ... that attack other organs. Sarcoidosis often affects your skin, eyes, or liver, but ... term for restrictive cardiomyopathy is infiltrative cardiomyopathy , ...
  10. Behcet's Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... the disease also results in arthritis (swollen, painful, stiff joints), skin problems, and inflammation of the digestive tract, brain, ...
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