Lorena Techera

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Changes in nailfold capillaroscopy in systemic sclerosis patients could be related to the disease severity. The aim of this study was to investigate whether patients with “late” scleroderma (SD) pattern have more organ involvement than patients with “early/active” SD pattern. Forty-six Argentinian patients (44 women and 2 men), with a diagnosis of systemic(More)
UNLABELLED Findings of specific antibodies and histopathology data are essential for the diagnosis of Sjögren syndrome (SS). Although the minor salivary gland biopsy (MSGB) is technically simple, it needs to be performed in a medical institution to avoid complications. OBJECTIVE To determine the frequency of complications and the usefulness of this(More)
The objective of the study was to evaluate work disability and its main associated factors in patients with early arthritis. Argentine Consortium for Early Arthritis (CONAART) is the first early arthritis cohort in Argentina. Patients with one or more swollen joints and less than 2 years of symptoms duration were followed up prospectively in 13 departments(More)
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