Rheumatologists at ‘forefront’ of diagnosing scleroderma skin disease

Rheumatologists are likely to be at the “forefront” of diagnosing scleroderma skin disorders and other dermatological conditions, a speaker said at Congress of Clinical Rheumatology East.
“Dermatologists, and you in rheumatology, are really on the forefront of diagnosing systemic sclerosis because those cutaneous features are really so key,” Avery H. LaChance, MD, MPH, director of the Connective Tissue Diseases Clinic at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and assistant professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical School, told attendees.
In addition to scleroderma,

Rheumatologists are likely to be at the “forefront” of diagnosing scleroderma skin disorders and other dermatological conditions, a speaker said at Congress of Clinical Rheumatology East.
“Dermatologists, and you in rheumatology, are really on the forefront of diagnosing systemic sclerosis because those cutaneous features are really so key,” Avery H. LaChance, MD, MPH, director of the Connective Tissue Diseases Clinic at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and assistant professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical School, told attendees.
In addition to scleroderma,