Systemic sclerosis – a multi-purpose use of ultrasound Editorial comment on: G. Pracoń, M. Płaza, M. Walentowska-Janowicz, I. Sudoł-Szopińska The value of ultrasound in the diagnosis of limited scleroderma – a case report
Department of Rheumatology University of Copenhagen Hospital at Køge, Køge Denmark
Correspondence: Marcin Szkudlarek, Department of Rheumatology University of Copenhagen Hospital at Køge, Lykkebækvej 1, 4600 Køge Denmark, e-mail: email@example.com
Sysyemic sclerosis (SSc) is a chronic connective tissue disease characterized by multi-organ involvement. In its variants, SSc may affect the skin, vessels, the heart, joints and the lungs. As such, it is potentially available for ultrasound examination in a wide field of applications.