Rates of SSc, Raynaud’s Likely Higher Among Post-9/11 Veterans

Rates of SSc, Raynaud’s Likely Higher Among Post-9/11 Veterans

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Rates of SSc, Raynaud’s Likely Higher Among Post-9/11 Veterans

A higher rate of systemic sclerosis (SSc), very early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis (VEDOSS), and Raynaud’s phenomenon is evident among U.S. military veterans deployed in support of post-9/11 operations, compared with the general population, a study suggests. The data, obtained through Veterans Health Administration (VHA) health records, highlight the need for better management and monitoring of these conditions in this population. The study, “The frequency of Raynaud’s phenomenon, very early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis, and…

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