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Rituximab in diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis (SSc): should we be using it today?

B cells and T cells clinical trials

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Posted 25 February 2015 - 09:24 AM

Rituximab in diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis (SSc): should we be using it today?

 

We summarize the therapeutic use of rituximab in SSc and the basic science evidence suggesting that B cells and autoantibodies are the primary drivers of fibrosis in skin and lung tissue. PubMed, Rheumatology (Oxford), 07/01/2015. (Also see: Causes of Scleroderma: B Cells and T Cells and Scleroderma Clinical Trials)

 

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