Organ system involvement in diffuse and limited Systemic Sclerosis

A comparison of organ system involvement in diffuse and limited Systemic Sclerosis is outlined in the below table.

Organ System Involvement in Diffuse and Limited Systemic Sclerosis

Organ System InvolvementDiffuse (%)Limited (%)
Skin thickening10095
Telangiectasias3080
Calcinosis545
Raynaud’s phenomenon85–9595
Arthralgias or arthritis8060
Tendon friction rubs655
Myopathy2010
Esophageal hypomotility7575
Pulmonary fibrosis35–5925–35
Congestive heart failure101
Renal crisis151
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