Prevalence and clinical associations of anti-Ku antibodies in patients with systemic sclerosis: a European EUSTAR-initiated multi-centre case-control study.

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OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of anti-Ku antibodies in 625 patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) from six European rheumatological centres and to evaluate their clinical and serological characteristics. METHODS Sera of 625 consecutive patients with either limited cutaneous or diffuse cutaneous SSc were tested for antibodies to Ku antigen… (More)

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@article{Rozman2008PrevalenceAC, title={Prevalence and clinical associations of anti-Ku antibodies in patients with systemic sclerosis: a European EUSTAR-initiated multi-centre case-control study.}, author={Bla{\vz} Rozman and Sa{\vs}a {\vC}u{\vc}nik and Sne{\vz}na Sodin-{\vS}emrl and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Czirj{\'a}k and Cec{\'i}lia Varj{\'u} and Oliver Distler and D{\"{o}rte Huscher and Martin Aringer and Guenter Steiner and Marco Matucci-Cerinic and Serena Guiducci and Bojana N Stamenkovi{\'c} and Ana K Stankovi{\'c} and Tanja Kveder}, journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases}, year={2008}, volume={67 9}, pages={1282-6} }