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Scleroderma Australia Inc.,
C/- St. Vincent's Hospital,
47 Victoria Parade,

Telephone: 02 9990 5159

Living with scleroderma: The disease that turns you into stone

Trish Rainbow-Noack knew something was seriously wrong when the skin on her hands started peeling off "like bricks".

She was initially told she had lupus, then told she didn't. "I was so frustrated that these changes were happening, I thought I was a hypochondriac," Ms Rainbow-Noack said. "Walking, everything I did, it was so hard. I couldn't clean my teeth without having to sit down.

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