dermatosclerosis vs scleroderma what difference

what is difference between dermatosclerosis and scleroderma

English

Etymology

dermato- +‎ sclerosis

Noun

dermatosclerosis

  1. Synonym of scleroderma


English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek σκληρός (sklērós, hard) + New Latin, from Ancient Greek δέρμα (dérma, skin, hide), from δέρω (dérō, to skin, to flay); sclero- +‎ -derma.

Noun

scleroderma (countable and uncountable, plural sclerodermas)

  1. (medicine) A chronic systemic autoimmune disease characterized by hardening the skin or other organs through excessive deposits of collagen.

Synonyms

  • systemic sclerosis
  • scleroderm

Derived terms

  • sclerodermal
  • sclerodermatous
  • sclerodermoid
  • sclerodermous

Related terms

  • scleriasis

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