The nurse is preparing to care for a patient who has scleroderma. The nurse refers to resources that describe CREST syndrome. Which of the following is a component of CREST syndrome? A) Raynauds phenomenon B) Thyroid dysfunction C) Esophageal varices D) OsteopeniaAnswer Explanation: The R in CREST stands for Raynauds phenomenon. Thyroid dysfunction, esophageal varices, and osteopenia are not associated with scleroderma.