Systemic sclerosis: another rheumatic disease associated with hepatitis C virus infection Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • The first case of a patient with chronic infection with hepatitis C virus who developed systemic sclerosis, manifested by severe Raynaud's phenomenon, progressive skin thickening, painful fingertip ulcers, dysphagia and Sjogren's syndrome, is described. The role of interferon therapy is discussed.

publication date

  • January 1, 2000