Is a multisystem disease that results in fibrosis and vascular abnormalities in association with autoimmune changes. These lead to breakdown of the skin, subcutaneous tissue, muscles and internal organs (e.g. digestive tract, heart, lungs and kidneys).
Small, dilated blood vessels under the skin’s surface
Shortness of breath
A dry cough
Abdominal bloating after meals
General practitioner appointment
Complete blood count (CBC)
Stool analysis - Protozoans and Helminths (microscopy)