SYN: acrosclerosis. [acro- + G. skleros, hard, + derma, skin]

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ac·ro·sclero·der·ma .ak-rō-.skler-ə-'dər-mə n scleroderma affecting the extremities, face, and chest

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ac·ro·scle·ro·der·ma (ak″ro-skler″o-durґmə) acrosclerosis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • acrosclerosis — Stiffness and tightness of the skin of the fingers, with atrophy of the soft tissue and osteoporosis of the distal phalanges of the hands and feet; a limited form of progressive systemic sclerosis occurring with Raynaud …   Medical dictionary

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