A System Out of Breath: How Hypoxia Possibly Contributes to the Pathogenesis of Systemic Sclerosis
van Hal, T. W.
van Bon, L.
Radstake, T. R. D. J.
- Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
International Journal of Rheumatology,
(issn: 1687-9260, eissn: 1687-9279)
Review Article | Diseases of the musculoskeletal system | RC925-935 | Article Subject
mesheuropmc: skin and connective tissue diseases | integumentary system
Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is an autoimmune disease characterized by vascular alterations and immunological disturbances and fibrosis, the order of which remains to be fully determined. Clinically, patients show clear signs of hypoxia in skin and internal organs. The low ...