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Severe Fibrosis And Increased Expression Of Fibrogenic Cytokines In The Gastric Wall Of Systemic Sclerosis Patients

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Severe Fibrosis and Increased Expression of Fibrogenic Cytokines in the Gastric Wall of Systemic Sclerosis Patients.


This study provides the first evidence that a severe fibrosis with a pronounced deposition of different collagen types, myofibroblast differentiation and an increased expression of several profibrotic factors are important hallmarks in the gastric wall of SSc patients. Mirko Manetti. 1217/449. ACR 2007. (Also see: GI Involvement)


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