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Posted 21 October 2013 - 11:19 AM

Scleroderma patients suffer from small bowel bacterial overgrowth.

 

More than a third of patients with systemic sclerosis and intestinal symptoms have an increase in gastrointestinal tract bacteria, an alteration in the type of gut microbes present, or both. Rheumatology News, 07/02/2013. (Also see: Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)

 

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