There is still a great deal to learn about the influence of sex in systemic sclerosis (SSc). In this respect, national registries provide large and homogeneous patient cohorts for analytical studies. We therefore investigated a wide-ranging and well-characterized SSc series with the aim of identifying sex differences in disease expression, with a special focus on demographic, clinical, and serological characteristics.

Sex-related Differences in Systemic Sclerosis: A Multicenter Cross-sectional Study From the National Registry of the Italian Society for Rheumatology

Santis, Maria De;
2022

Abstract

There is still a great deal to learn about the influence of sex in systemic sclerosis (SSc). In this respect, national registries provide large and homogeneous patient cohorts for analytical studies. We therefore investigated a wide-ranging and well-characterized SSc series with the aim of identifying sex differences in disease expression, with a special focus on demographic, clinical, and serological characteristics.
scleroderma
sex
systemic sclerosis
Cross-Sectional Studies
Female
Humans
Italy
Male
Registries
Sex Characteristics
Stroke Volume
Ventricular Function, Left
Rheumatology
Scleroderma, Systemic
Sjogren's Syndrome
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