Each paper must not exceed 400 words, NO figures, tables and references will be accepted.
Only JPG files, up to 500KB, for X Ray,  CT scan, NMR, pictures of skin, fingers and so on can be uploaded.

The abstract will be structured in single headings: Introduction, Material and Methods, Results and Conclusion.

If you wish to submit your paper, you can click Abstract Submission button on the right.


Abstract submission: Monday, September 18, 2017 Extended up to Sunday, September 24
Preliminary abstract acceptance: Friday, September 29, 2017 *
Early bird registration fee: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Notification to Authors: Friday November 17, 2017 **

* = Confirmation of abstract acceptance only
** = Notification to authors about poster or oral presentation of the accepted abstracts


The corresponding author is responsible for the abstract. Please note that only the corresponding author will receive mail concerning the abstract and is responsible for informing all co-authors of the status of the abstract. The corresponding author can be a first author or not.
When the Scientific Committee will have evaluated all the received papers, the abstracts correspondents will receive all the information and necessary elements by mail.
Accepted abstracts will be published on the “JSRD – Journal of Scleroderma and Related Disorders”.
Each abstract will be published as submitted. The organizers do not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of the abstracts.

01. Pathogenesis
02. Pulmonary including Interstitial Lung Disease and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
03. Cardiac
04. Outcomes, Quality of Life, Psychological & Social
05. Imaging
06. Vascular
07. Renal
08. Musculoskeletal System & Rehabilitation
09. Gastrointestinal/Nutrition
10. Pregnancy & Gender Related Issues
11. Recent Advances in Therapy
12. Pediatric Scelorderma
13. New registries
14. Case reports

For information about abstract submission please contact:

AIM Group International – Rome Office
Via Flaminia 1068 – 00189 Rome, Italy
Tel. +39 06 33053.1 – Fax +39 06 33053.249 – E-mail: ssc2018.abstract@aimgroup.eu