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

Marcin Szkudlarek

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J Ultrason 2016; 16: 99–101
DOI: 10.15557/JoU.2016.0012
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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.