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World J Rheumatol. Jul 12, 2013; 3(2): 9-11
Published online Jul 12, 2013. doi: 10.5499/wjr.v3.i2.9
Table 1 All relevant studies have so far reported clinical and/or histologic improvement of skin fibrosis
StudyParticipants (n)Evaluation time point (mo)Clinical assessment skinHistologic improvement-skinLung function tests
Smith et al[9]86ImprovedYesStable
Lafyatis et al[8]156/12StableYesStable
Bosello et al[10]96-36ImprovedNot reportedStable
Daoussis et al[11]812ImprovedYesImproved