Which lab tests are performed in the workup of scleroderma?

Updated: Nov 13, 2018
  • Author: Sergio A Jimenez, MD, MACR, FACP, FRCP(UK Hon); Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Laboratory testing may include the following:

  • Complete blood cell count (CBC)

  • Serum muscle enzyme levels

  • Erythrocyte sedimentation rate

  • Serum CXCL4 level

  • N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide

  • Autoantibody assays


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