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More Than Skin Deep

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Science  31 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5902, pp. 667-669
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5902.667

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Scientists still don't know what causes scleroderma, a complex disease often marked by toughening skin and widespread internal fibrosis, but they're developing potential treatments nonetheless.