254 – Progressive GI Symptoms: Could It be Scleroderma?

On rare occasions, patients thought to have a functional GI disorder can develop progressive GI symptoms from another underlying condition. This is truly rare, but when symptoms do not respond as expected, or if symptoms get worse and worse despite a clinician’s best efforts, it may be worth considering other things. Scleroderma is a very rare disorder that, when present, can frequently affect the gut.

Author(s):
Khanna, 
Dinesh
Spiegel, 
Brennan