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Parental Influence on Systemic Sclerosis (SSc).


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Posted 25 May 2014 - 10:28 AM

Parental Influence on Systemic Sclerosis (SSc).


Birth order and maternal/paternal age at conception do not significantly affect SSc development even though heritable risk of SSc is observed. PubMed, Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken), 2014 Apr 22. (Also see: Causes of Scleroderma: Genetics)


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