A 35- Year Old Woman with Puffy Hands, Raynaud's Phenomenon, & Positive Antinuclear Antibody Test.- A 30- Year Old Woman with Puffy Hands, Raynaud's Phenomenon, & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.- A 22- Year Old Woman with Raynaud's Phenomenon But No Other Symptoms & No Abnormalities on Examination.- A Young Adult With Localized Skin Sclerosis & Positive ANA.- Localized Scleroderma in a Child.- An 8- Year Old Girl With Tight Skin, Digital Ulcers & Dysphagia.- A 60- Year Old Woman With Skin Thickening, Joint Contractures & Peripheral Blood Eosinophilia.- A 35- Year Old Man With Diffuse Scleroderma & Chemical Exposure.- A 65- Year Old Woman With Hardened Skin, Joint Contractures, & Yellow Scleral Plaques.- Painful Digital Ulcers in a Scleroderma Patient With Raynaud's Phenomenon.- Rapidly Progressive Skin Disease in a Patient with Diffuse Systemic Sclerosis.- A 28-Year Old Woman With Early Diffuse Scleroderma & Shortness of Breath.- Late Limited Systemic Sclerosis Patient Who Develops Shortness of Breath on Exertion.- A Diffuse Scleroderma Patient Who Presents with Shortness of Breath & Enlarged Cardiac Silhouette.- A Patient with Systemic Sclerosis, Dyspnea on Exertion, Atypical Chest Pain & Arrhythmia.- A Scleroderma Patient with Dysphagia & Reflux Who Experiences Worsening Cough.- A Scleroderma Patient with Acute Drop in Hemoglobin & Occult Blood in Stool.- A 62-Year Old Woman with Scleroderma & Severe Weight Loss.- A Patient With Diffuse Systemic Sclerosis With Hypertension & Acute Renal Failure.- A 34-Year Old Woman with Limited Cutaneous Scleroderma Who Develops Normotensive Renal Failure with Pulmonary Hemorrhage.- A Scleroderma Patient Inquires About Pregnancy.- A 38-Year Old Man with Systemic Sclerosis & Erectile Dysfunction.- A Female Scleroderma Patient with Sexual Dysfunction.- A 38- Year Old with Elevated Muscle Enzymes, Raynaud's Phenomenon & Positive Ant-Topoisomerase I Antibody: Is She Depressed?.- A Scleroderma Patient with Swollen & Tender Joints of Both Hands.- Two Scleroderma Patients With Differing Patterns of Muscle Disease.- A Limited Cutaneous SSc Patient with Severe Calcinosis & Acro-Osteolysis.- A 54-Year Old Woman With Pain & Stiffness of Hands & Tendon Friction Rubs.- A Young Diffuse Scleroderma Patient Having Difficulties With Activities of Daily Living.- A Middle-Aged Male Scleroderma Patient Who Can No Longer Perform His Occupation.- A Scleroderma Patient Presenting with Facial Pain.- A Dentist Inquires About His Patient with Systemic Sclerosis.- A Scleroderma Patient Complaining of Dry & Gritty Sensation of the Eyes.- A 34-Year Old Woman with 2 Year History of Therapy-Resistant, Rapidly Progressive SSc Successfully Treated by Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.- Sclerodactyly & Raynaud's Phenomenon in a Patient Who Has Primary Biliary Cirrhosis.
From the reviews: "This book takes a novel approach to systemic sclerosis, using case studies to highlight many different clinical findings in scleroderma. The cases are practical and make the information from each chapter more memorable. ... it is clear that this book is most appropriate for rheumatologists, from fellow to expert clinician. The authors of each chapter present their information in a knowledgeable presentation that instills confidence in their explanations and recommendations. ... Overall, the case format makes this book more enjoyable to read."--- (Michael L. Sams, Doody's Review Service, November, 2011)