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CTD-associated PAH 

CTD-associated PAH
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CTD-associated PAH
Author(s):

Clive Handler

and Gerry Coghlan

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199572564.003.019
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date: 18 October 2019

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SSc-PAH is the most common type of CTD-PAH (76% of all CTD-PAH cases).

PAH is more common in limited-SSc (LSSc) vs diffuse-SSc (DSSc).

SSc-PAH is the 2nd most common type of PAH after IPAH (15% of all PAH cases)....

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