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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Viagra (sildenafil) relieves the symptoms and improves the circulation of patients with Raynaud's phenomenon that does no response to conventional therapy, German investigators report. In patients with ulcers on their fingers or toes, the treatment leads to healing.
It's called scleroderma, a disfiguring disorder that causes the skin and internal organs to harden and tighten. Yet few people have heard of or know much about it.
ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to identify hand factors that change over a five-year period that may be risk factors for the development of functional disability in persons with systemic sclerosis (scleroderma).