From Pathogenesis to Comprehensive Management

  • John Varga
  • Christopher P. Denton
  • Fredrick M. Wigley

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Christopher P. Denton, Dame Carol M. Black
      Pages 3-6
  3. Epidemiology, Genetics and Classification

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Christopher P. Denton
      Pages 15-15
    3. Jammie K. Barnes, Maureen D. Mayes
      Pages 17-28
    4. Yannick Allanore, Filemon K. Tan
      Pages 29-44
    5. Robyn T. Domsic, Thomas A. Medsger Jr.
      Pages 45-52
    6. Lorinda Chung, Jaap Fransen, Frank H. J. Van den Hoogen
      Pages 53-69
    7. Michael L. Whitfield, Robert Lafyatis
      Pages 71-81
  4. Scleroderma in Children

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Francesco Zulian
      Pages 85-92
    3. Ivan Foeldvari
      Pages 93-100
  5. Other Fibrosing Skin Conditions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Laura K. Hummers
      Pages 103-111
    3. Amy E. Gilliam, Anita C. Gilliam
      Pages 113-135
    4. Peter J. Wermuth, Sergio A. Jimenez
      Pages 137-159
  6. Pathogenetic Basis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. John Varga
      Pages 163-164

About this book


This essential resource presents the most up-to-date information on scleroderma. A clear and concise synthesis of current concepts in pathogenesis and modern approaches to management, this book is comprised of the authoritative work of international experts. With an integrated multidisciplinary approach to comprehensive care, this book is easily accessible for health care professionals in many fields. It is a valuable resource for rheumatologists, pulmonologists, cardiologists, gastroenterologists, nephrologists and all those involved in the care of scleroderma patients.


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Editors and affiliations

  • John Varga
    • 1
  • Christopher P. Denton
    • 2
  • Fredrick M. Wigley
    • 3
  1. 1.Feinberg School of MedicineNorthwestern UniversityChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Royal Free and University College, Medical SchoolUniversity College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.School of Medicine, Div. RheumatologyJohns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-5773-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-5774-0
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