Age-related survival and clinical features in systemic sclerosis patients older or younger than 65 at diagnosis.


OBJECTIVE To analyse the differences in SSc clinical features and survival in patients aged > or = 65 years compared with young SSc patients. METHODS Of a total of 319 SSc patients, we identified 67 (21%) patients aged >65 years. Demographical data such as SSc subsets, the cutaneous complaint, internal organ involvement and the causes of morbidity and… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/rheumatology/keq046


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