[Systemic sclerosis in men].

  title={[Systemic sclerosis in men].},
  author={J B Gaultier and Arnaud Hot and Pascal Cath{\'e}bras and C. Grosset Grange and Jacques Ninet and Hugues Rousset},
  journal={La Revue de medecine interne},
  volume={29 3},
PURPOSE To study the initial clinical features and describe the outcome of systemic sclerosis in a cohort of French men. METHODS Patients with systemic sclerosis based on Leroy's criteria were included. In this retrospective study we compared a cohort of men to a cohort of women, diagnosed between 1997 and 2005 in departments of internal medicine and rheumatology. RESULTS One hundred and twenty-one patients were included amongst which thirty-six men. The mean follow-up duration was 6.5… CONTINUE READING