DAY 27: Scleroderma Awareness Month 2016
I also have telangiectasia covering my trunk and the palm of my hands.
I am grateful to my UK fellow patient friend, Alex, who has shared her photo showing telangiectasia covering her chest, for awareness purposes.
There is no adequate treatment, and relatively little is known about their cause.
Laser therapy can be used as a temporary removal measure, however, the red dots will eventually re-apppear, on a patient specific basis.
The red dots are more unsightly, as opposed to being painful.
Some scleroderma patients will not present with any telangiectasia symptoms.
An edited version of this article was published here, in my Column with Scleroderma News.
To read my articles:
Rare Disease Day 2018, Research - Taking Part in Clinical Trials, Click here
March Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month 2018, Click here
Global patient video, Click here
World Scleroderma Day 29th June 2016, Click here
World Scleroderma Day 29th June 2017, Click here
Why Global Collaboration is important to the Rare Disease Patient, Click here
2016 Rare Disease Day Patient Voice