A systematic review of the epidemiology, disease characteristics and management of systemic sclerosis in Australian adults

November 1, 2017
Morrisroe K, Stevens W, Proudman S, Nikpour M
Introduction: Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a rare but potentially devastating connective tissue disease (CTD) with no cure.1Worldwide prevalence varies with estimates ranging from 7/million to 489/million population, with the highest prevalence reported in the USA (276/million population in 1990) and in Australia (233/million population in 1999).

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