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Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is associated with a unique colonic microbial consortium.

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Posted 07 April 2016 - 08:43 AM

Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is associated with a unique colonic microbial consortium.

 

This study demonstrates a distinct colonic microbial signature in SSc patients and this unique ecological change may perpetuate immunological aberrations and contribute to clinical manifestations of SSc. PubMed, Arthritis Rheumatol, 01/08/2016. (Also see Bowel Dysfunction)

 

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