Scleroderma Foundation Greater Chicago Chapter

Information and inspiration for scleroderma patients and caregivers. Serving people in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana.

VIDEO: Progress in Diagnosis and Management of Scleroderma Lung Disease


Watch John Varga, MD speak at the Scleroderma Patient Education Conference on October 10, 2015.


The video highlights important details about current treatments, the importance of accurate diagnosis and screening, and the future treatments on the horizon. Dr. Varga stresses the importance of integrative care for patients and accurate screening to provide effective treatments for the varying degrees of lung disease. Since 60% of scleroderma patients present with lung complications, it is important to attribute symptoms of lung disease correctly and also not misconstrue those symptoms to another complication involved with scleroderma.


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