Patients

INCURABLE DOES NOT MEAN UNTREATABLE

Treatment and care at The Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center provides new insights for patients about scleroderma. The information in this section is meant to help patients understand the disease and prepare for their visits.

What to Expect

New patients should download the patient information packet (Completed New Patient Packet) to obtain practical information about health insurance, to learn what to bring to appointments, and more.

Living with Scleroderma

An educational program to help you understand the many facets of Scleroderma.

Treatment Options

This book chapter excerpt is an excellent resource for learning about common treatments for symptoms of scleroderma.

Comprehensive Care

Current therapies use medications for the four main features of scleroderma: inflammation, autoimmunity, vascular disease, and tissue fibrosis. This book chapter explains the way each treatment works.

Patient Frequently Asked Questions

A list of questions frequently asked by newly diagnosed Scleroderma Patients.

Patient Stories

People with scleroderma can live a full life. Read what patients of The Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center have to say.

Patient Resources

Doctors at The Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center believe that it is important for patients to understand their disease. In this section they provide additional resources for learning about scleroderma.