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Is Scleroderma genetically transferable?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 29, 2008
  • 09:51 PM

Hi, new here. My Grandma died from Scleroderma (hopefully spelled correctly) and Raynaud's disease. Can I get either of these diseases b/c she had them? Is it passed down from generation to generation?

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  • Hi, new here. My Grandma died from Scleroderma (hopefully spelled correctly) and Raynaud's disease. Can I get either of these diseases b/c she had them? Is it passed down from generation to generation? I do not know if it is "passed down" per say but there is a genetic predisposition.
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