Finger Sweating Tests May Help Diagnose Scleroderma

Finger Sweating Tests May Help Diagnose Scleroderma

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Finger Sweating Tests May Help Diagnose Scleroderma

Tests that measure finger sweating levels may be useful diagnostic tools to help physicians identify people with scleroderma, a pilot study has found. Future studies enrolling a larger number of patients are needed to confirm the utility of these tests, researchers said. The study, “Finger sweating levels evaluated by video capillaroscopy system are increased in patients with systemic sclerosis compared to pre-clinical stage patients,” was published in the journal Drug Discoveries & Therapeutics. Scleroderma, also…

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