Nail changes in connective tissue diseases: do nail changes provide clues for the diagnosis?


OBJECTIVE To evaluate the frequency and the specificity of nail changes associated with connective tissue diseases (CTD). METHODS In a case-control study, 190 patients including those with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE; 56), rheumatoid arthritis (RA, 47), primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS; 35), systemic sclerosis (SSc; 39), and dermatomyositis… (More)


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