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Therapeutic Management Of Acral Manifestations Of Systemic Sclerosis

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Posted 29 May 2007 - 08:29 PM

Therapeutic management of acral manifestations of systemic sclerosis. Acral manifestations of systemic sclerosis include Raynaud's phenomenon, calcinosis cutis, and sclerodactyly. In the later stages of the disease, contractures of the skin and joints as well as obliterative vasculopathy leading to digital ulcers and necrotic lesions may occur. PubMed. Med Klin (Munich). 2007 Mar 15;102(3):209-18. (Also see: Raynaud's, Calcinosis, Sclerodactyly, Digital Ulcers, and Skeletal Involvement: Joint Contractures)

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