In a patient with new onset Raynauds phenomenon what findings would suggest early Systemic Sclerosis?
• Positive SSc-specific autoantibody (e.g., nucleolar-staining ANA, ACA, anti-Scl-70, Pm-Scl, or RNA polymerase III antibody).
• Nailfold capillary abnormalities of capillary drop-out or dilatation (: Raynaud’s Phenomenon).
• Tendon friction rubs.
• Digital edema/puffy hands.
• Digital infarctions or ulcerations.
• Dilated, patulous esophagus (esophageal hypomotility).