The Effect of Hyperbaric Oxygen on Scleroderma

Background: Scleroderma is an autoimmune condition in which collagen deposits in abnormally high concentration in the subcutaneous tissue and other areas of the body. In some cases, this restricts blood supply to the skin and prevents normal wound healing. Wounds fester and become infected, decreasing oxygen delivery even further. Hyperbaric oxygen delivers oxygen to ischemic, marginal wounds and is known […]

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