How does the incidence of CREST syndrome vary by sex?

Updated: Oct 05, 2020
  • Author: Jeanie C Yoon, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Females have a greater incidence of scleroderma than males. This difference appears greater during childbearing years. Mayes et al [33] reported an overall female-to-male ratio of 4.6:1.


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