Scleroderma Renal Crisis More Common in Blacks, Study Finds

Scleroderma Renal Crisis More Common in Blacks, Study Finds

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Scleroderma Renal Crisis More Common in Blacks, Study Finds

Scleroderma renal crisis (SRC), a rare and severe manifestation of systemic scleroderma, is disproportionately common in Blacks, a new study reports. “Black race was independently associated with a higher risk of future SRC,” its researchers wrote. “Further studies are needed to elucidate the mechanisms that underlie this important association.” The study, “Association of Race and Risk of Future Scleroderma Renal Crisis at Systemic Sclerosis Diagnosis,” was published in the journal Arthritis Care & Research. Recommended…

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