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National Registry for Childhood Onset Scleroderma
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
The National Registry for Childhood Onset Scleroderma was created to provide information for, and stimulate research on this rare group of diseases. The creation of the registry was sponsored by a grant from the Scleroderma Foundation. Its mission is to stimulate future research to identify and study specific antibodies (substances in the blood that help fight infections) that patients with scleroderma often have in their blood. Scleroderma is a rare connective tissue disorder. There are several types.
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