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BACKGROUND Systemic sclerosis is a multi-systemic autoimmune disorder. Cardiac involvement by the disease, although not included in the diagnostic criteria, may be seen either clinically, histologically or may be revealed by various investigative modalities. PURPOSE To see the profile of cardiac involvement in patients of systemic sclerosis. MATERIALS(More)
BACKGROUND Systemic sclerosis is a multisystemic autoimmune disorder. Intravenous dexamethasone pulse therapy has been used since 1998. AIM The aim wasto report the beneficial effects of dexamethasone pulse in patients of systemic sclerosis vis-à-vis the side effects. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-seven patients of systemic sclerosis were included. After(More)
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