scleroderma heart

scleroderma heart

a heart condition characterized by interstitial myocardial fibrosis and thickening of the small blood vessels in progressive systemic sclerosis.

scle·ro·der·ma heart

(skler'ō-dĕr'mă hahrt)
A variably serious condition characterized by fibrosis (scarring) of the heart muscle and thickening of the small blood vessels in patients with scleroderma.