This study is for people with systemic sclerosis (SSc) who experience frequent symptomatic Raynaud’s phenomenon (RP) attacks. |
What is systemic sclerosis?
Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a rare autoimmune disease that can affect the skin and connective tissues throughout your body. Sclerosis refers to the hardening of the skin and tissues. Systemic describes sclerosis that affects multiple tissues and organs in the body.
Symptoms of SSc can include:
- hardening or tightening of the skin and tissues
- acid reflux or indigestion
- symptomatic RP
What is symptomatic Raynaud’s phenomenon?
Symptomatic Raynaud's phenomenon (RP) is a disease that causes some areas of your body, like your fingers and toes to change color and to feel symptoms (pain, numbness, tingling, and/or discomfort) in response to cold temperatures or stress.
Signs and symptoms of symptomatic RP can include:
- color changes in your fingers in response to cold or stress, and
- symptoms of pain, numbness, tingling, and discomfort.
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