Scleroderma

Known as: Progressive systemic scleroderma, Dermatosclerosis, Scleroderma (Disease) 
A localized or systemic chronic and progressive autoimmune disorder characterized by thickening of the skin and the connective tissues. Localized… (More)
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2006
2006
OBJECTIVES Low educational attainment is related to numerous adverse health outcomes, and some evidence suggests that… (More)
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2004
2004
OBJECTIVE Scleroderma (SSc) is an autoimmune connective tissue disorder characterized by progressive fibrosis of the skin and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Male DNA, of presumed fetal origin, can be detected in the maternal circulation decades after delivery and is referred to as… (More)
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2002
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2002
The SMAD-mediated induction of connective tissue growth factor (CTGF), a fibroproliferative cytokine, by transforming growth… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) is overexpressed in a variety of fibrotic disorders, presumably secondary to the… (More)
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1997
1997
Human RNase P has been purified more than 2000-fold from HeLa cells. In addition to the RNA component, H1 RNA, polypeptides of… (More)
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Review
1996
Review
1996
Weakness and fatigue are common symptoms in patients with scleroderma and may be due at least in part to underlying abnormalities… (More)
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Review
1996
Review
1996
A recent follow-up study found that patients with pulmonary involvement (with no renal or cardiac involvement) survived a median… (More)
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1987
1987
Numbers of mast cells were quantitated in the lesions of diffuse scleroderma and morphea. Mast cells increased and then decreased… (More)
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1986
1986
In this study, 82 photomacrographs of nailfold capillary beds from 60 patients with scleroderma spectrum disorders (scleroderma… (More)
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