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Elevated Serum Insulin-like Growth Factor (IGF-1) and IGF Binding Protein-3 Levels in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis


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Posted 06 November 2008 - 01:21 PM

Elevated Serum Insulin-like Growth Factor (IGF-1) and IGF Binding Protein-3 Levels in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis: Possible Role in Development of Fibrosis.

These results suggest that both IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 are involved in the development of SSc. The role of IGF-1 appears to be different from that of IGFBP-3. Y. Hamaguchi. J Rheumatol Nov 1 2008. (Also see: Causes of Scleroderma: Hormones and Skin Fibrosis)

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