Prevalence of systemic sclerosis in south-east Norway

Rheumatology, 04/27/2012

This study establishes baseline estimates of the occurrence and disease characteristics in a large, unselected group of Norwegian SSc patients. The data suggest that the prevalence of SSc in Norway is comparable with other northern European countries, supporting the notion of a north–south gradient of SSc in Europe with the lowest prevalence in northern Europe.

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