Typical Therapies Not Tough Enough to Curb Digital Ulcers

Author: Damian McNamara
Date Published: February-2016
Source: Medscape

Patients with systemic sclerosis and a recent history of digital ulcers remain at significantly higher risk of developing a new one, according to an observational study. The findings also suggest a common treatment might be insufficient for prevention in this high-risk subset. The study is one of five observational studies that make up the DeSScipher project, sponsored by the Scleroderma Society in London, United Kingdom.