The 2013 ACR/EULAR SSc criteria were more sensitive than the ACR 1980 criteria. However, the new criteria did not completely segregate SSc from MCTD, making specificity a potential issue. PubMed, J Rheumatol. 2014 Oct 1. (Also see: Mixed Connective Tissue Disease)
This item was posted in the ISN Newsroom. Please check the newsroom daily for updates on scleroderma and other related articles.