Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a chronic connective tissue disorder generally classified as one of the autoimmune rheumatic conditions. The cause of scleroderma is unknown.
The purpose of Scleroderma Australia is to:
Coordinate and promote scleroderma awareness across Australia
Increase community support and engagement for people with scleroderma and their families
Advocate for people with scleroderma for improved patient outcomes
Coordinate funding for scleroderma research across Australia
Support State associations to provide successful and sustainable outcomes