Nail involvement in systemic sclerosis.

  title={Nail involvement in systemic sclerosis.},
  author={Isabelle Marie and Vincent Gr{\'e}main and Kladoum Nassermadji and Laetitia Richard and Pascal Joly and Jean-François M{\'e}nard and Herv{\'e} L{\'e}vesque},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={76 6},
BACKGROUND Nail involvement has rarely been recognized in systemic sclerosis (SSc). Indeed, only a few small series have assessed nail changes in SSc, most of which are case reports. OBJECTIVE The aims of the current case-control study were to: (1) determine the prevalence of fingernail changes in SSc; and (2) evaluate the correlation between fingernail changes and other features of SSc. METHODS In all, 129 patients with SSc and 80 healthy control subjects underwent routine fingernail… CONTINUE READING


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