Platelet Inhibitors May Lower Risk of Digital Ulcers, Study Suggests

Platelet Inhibitors May Lower Risk of Digital Ulcers, Study Suggests

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Platelet Inhibitors May Lower Risk of Digital Ulcers, Study Suggests

Platelet inhibitors, or anti-platelet medication, is associated with a lower occurrence of digital ulcers — open sores on the fingers or toes — in people with systemic sclerosis (SSc), a study shows. These findings may “assist rheumatologists in decision making regarding the use of platelet inhibitors in SSc patients with digital ulcers,” Alexandru Garaiman, the study’s first author and a doctoral student in Switzerland at the University Hospital Zurich’s rheumatology department, said in a press release.…

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