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Fibrosis is a lethal component of systemic sclerosis.

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#1 Joelf

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Posted 30 June 2014 - 09:08 AM

Fibrosis is a lethal component of systemic sclerosis.

 

The chemical and mechanical signals that drive fibroblast activation and myofibroblast differentiation are discussed, which could serve as targets for new therapies for fibrosis in SSc. PubMed, Nat Rev Rheumatol, 2014 Apr 22.(Also see: Skin Fibrosis and Causes of Scleroderma: Fibroblasts)

 

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