Your browser does not support javascript:   Search for gard hereSearch for news-and-events here.


Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Print friendly version

Limited scleroderma

Other Names for this Disease
  • Calcinosis, Raynaud's phenomenon, Esophageal dismobility, Sclerodactyly, Telangiectasia syndrome
  • Calcinosis-Raynaud phenomenon-sclerodactyly-telangiectasia
  • CREST syndrome
  • Limited cutaneous systemic scleroderma
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.

Your Questions Answered

3 question(s) from the public on this disease have been answered. Submit a new question.
  • My mom is dying from this very painful and agonizing disease. She lost both of her legs 4 years ago due to the disease and it has now progressed to her hands, and it's looking as though it's now going to take her hands from her. The pain she bears is very difficult to endure. Is there anything that could help her? Click here for answer

  • Does CREST syndrome run in families? If a family member is affected, should other members of the family be tested? Click here for answer

  • Is CREST syndrome genetic? Click here for answer