Novel Aspects in the Pathophysiology of Peripheral Vasculopathy in Systemic Sclerosis.

@article{Suliman2013NovelAI,
  title={Novel Aspects in the Pathophysiology of Peripheral Vasculopathy in Systemic Sclerosis.},
  author={Yossra A Suliman and Oliver Distler},
  journal={Current rheumatology reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={237-44}
}
Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a multisystem connective tissue disease characterized by fibrosis, autoimmunity and vascular damage. Although fibrosis is often considered the main feature of the disease, there is evidence that the underlying vasculopathy plays an important role in the initiation and perpetuation of SSc. Vascular manifestations such as Raynaud's… CONTINUE READING