Request for assistance| Volume 5, ISSUE 1, P1, February 2005

Quarterly ASSH member questionnaire answer

        A 47-year-old woman with progressive fingertip ulcerations and infections leading to amputations.
        The diagnosis is?
        Ulcerations and amputations secondary to Scleroderma and Raynaud’s Phenomenon. Please see the article in this issue entitled, “ Scleroderma of the Hand” by Drs. M. G. Jakubietz, R. G. Jakubietz, and J. G. Gruenert for further information on this condition.