What is the role of laser Doppler flowmetry in the diagnosis of systemic sclerosis (SSc)?

Updated: Apr 16, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Since the initial changes in systemic sclerosis are believed to involve microcirculation, its evaluation using laser Doppler flowmetry in the distal portion of the upper extremity has been advocated. [38]


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