Clinical findings in 61 patients with progressive systemic sclerosis

L. Czirjak, A. Bokk, G. Csontos, G. Lorincz, G. Szegedi

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Abstract

In this report the case histories and working conditions of 61 patients with progressive systemic sclerosis (PSS) were evaluated and compared with those of age- and sex-matched controls. An extreme female predominance was found and in 28% of the patients. Furthermore a high proportion of menstrual bleeding disturbances was found.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)533-536
Number of pages4
JournalActa Dermato-Venereologica
Volume69
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1989

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Keywords

  • environmental factors
  • exposure to chemicals
  • gynecological abnormalities

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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