Epidemiology of systemic sclerosis in a district of northern Italy.

@article{Monaco2011EpidemiologyOS,
  title={Epidemiology of systemic sclerosis in a district of northern Italy.},
  author={Andrea Lo Monaco and Marco Bruschi and Renato la Corte and Stefania Volpinari and Francesco Bruno Trotta},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 2 Suppl 65},
  pages={S10-4}
}
OBJECTIVES To estimate, using both the American College of Rheumatology-ACR 1980 classification criteria and revised LeRoy and Medsger 2001 criteria, the incidence and prevalence of systemic sclerosis (SSc) in an area in north-eastern Italy with a referral base population of about 346,000 inhabitants. METHODS Retrospective examination of all patients 16 years and older of native Italian origin and resident in the Ferrara district who had either been admitted to hospital or referred to our… CONTINUE READING

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