Anti-IFI16 Antibodies in Scleroderma - Studying associations with digital gangrene

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Date Published: January-2016
Source: Rheumatology News

Anti-interferon inducible protein 16 (Anti-IFI16) antibodies are associated with digital gangrene in scleroderma. This according to a study of sera from 94 patients with scleroderma and 47 healthy controls and a separate case-control study of 39 patients with scleroderma and digital gangrene and 39 patients with scleroderma and Raynaud’s alone. Researchers found: