[Pulmonary functions in patients with progressive systemic sclerosis].

Abstract

We studied the correlations of pulmonary function with clinical symptoms or autoantibody profiles in patients with progressive systemic sclerosis (PSS). Percent vital capacity (% VC) was low in 40% of PSS patients and percent diffusing capacity of carbon oxide (% DLCO) was decreased in 76% of the patients. Eighty-five percent of the patients had abnormal… (More)

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