Inhibition of angiogenesis by platelets in systemic sclerosis patients

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INTRODUCTION Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by microvascular damage, inflammation, and fibrosis. It has become increasingly evident that platelets, beyond regulating hemostasis, are important in inflammation and innate immunity. Platelets may be an important source of proinflammatory and profibrotic cytokines in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13075-015-0848-2

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