CREST syndrome features (Limited scleroderma)

- It is a subtype of systemic sclerosis (Scleroderma) , without skin manifestations .
The term CREST syndrome is used to describe a group of manifestations in different body systems, which are :
- C : Calcinosis cutis .
- R : Raynaud's phenomenon.
- E : Esophageal dysfunction.
- S : Sclerodactly.
- T : Telangectasia.

There is minimal visceral involvement, positive anticentromere antibodies.

• Systemic sclerosis may occur in association with features of other connective tissue diseases. The term overlap syndrome has been to describe .
CREST syndrome features (Limited scleroderma)
Dr.Tamer Mobarak


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