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Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) and the Risk of Tuberculosis (TB).


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Posted 23 August 2014 - 02:44 AM

Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) and the Risk of Tuberculosis (TB).


In this nationwide study, the incidence of TB infection was significantly higher among patients with SSc than in controls without SSc and special care should be taken in managing patients with SSc who are at high risk for TB. PubMed, J Rheumatol, 2014 Jul 15. (Also see: Tuberculosis and Scleroderma)


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