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CREST syndrome


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A disease characterized by the association of calcinosis, Raynaud’s phenomenon (see Raynaud’s disease), (o)esophageal malfunction, sclerodactyly (tapering fingers), and telangiectasia (see telangiectasis). It represents a variant of systemic sclerosis and is also called limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis. It may be associated with severe pulmonary hypertension.

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