Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is suspected to be one of the factors triggering systemic sclerosis (SSc). Data on the possible role of H. pylori are lacking. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of H. pylori infection in SSc patients. Forty-two SSc patients without dyspeptic symptoms were recruited--26 were H. pylori-positive and 16 were H.… (More)
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Postojanje zemljopisnih klastera reumatoidnog artritisa na osnovu podrijetla prema podacima tercijarnog centra The existence of geographical clusters of rheumatiod arhritis according to their origin in a tertiary care based register Adresa za dopisivanje: Ključne riječi reumatoidni artritis, zemljopisni klaster, Dalmacija
Systemic lupus erythematosus is a chronic infl am-matory connective tissue disorder of unknown cause that can involve joints, kidneys, serous surfaces and vessel walls. It occurs predominantly in young women. Diagnosis requires clinical and serological criteria. Treatment of severe ongoing active disease requires corti-costeroids, often hydroxychloroquine… (More)