Scleroderma or systematic sclerosis is a chronic disease that is not curable. If you have been diagnosed with Scleroderma, you may face a lot of difficulties. Symptoms or signs include pain and numbness of the hands and feet, digestive and pulmonary issues, and pain and swelling in the joints.
All of these symptoms occur due to inflammation of scarring in the esophagus’ and lungs’ tissue. It could impact your functioning and working capabilities as well.
If a person has chronic Scleroderma It impacts the ability to work in day to day life.
People who have sclerosis for a long time can apply for Social Security Disability benefits.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) follows a separate set of rules for Scleroderma patients. You can contact the Social Security office near you or an experienced Social Security attorney for detailed information.
Chermol & Fishman, LLC has many experienced Social Security Disability attorneys who can handle Scleroderma related cases. Feel free to book a consultation and discuss details with our attorneys.