Any signs of scleroderma in your skin. Skin symptoms that can be caused by scleroderma include: swollen fingers, tight/shiny skin, areas of thickened skin, small ulcers on your fingers, little red spots (telangiectasia) and small lumps (calcinosis).1
What to expect:
Your doctor will ask to look and touch your skin. They may also use a small microscope, called a dermatoscope, to look more closely.1
Understanding your results:
This test is used to see if there could be other explanations for your skin symptoms. The doctor may perform additional tests if they have further concerns.