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Hidebinding/Tethering Skin Score for Scleroderma

Purpose:

To evaluate skin involvement in a patient with scleroderma using the skin score of Furst et al.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

laboratory tests, severity, prognosis, stage, disease progression

ICD-10:

M34

Description:

Furst et al developed a score for evaluating skin involvement in scleroderma. It is based on the most severe tethering or "hide binding" seen in 10 body areas. It has also been referred to as the UCLA skin score.

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