Early sign of microangiopathy in systemic sclerosis: The significance of cold stress test in dynamic laser Doppler flowmetry.
- Sebastian Yu,
- Stephen Chu-Sung Hu,
- Hsin-Su Yu,
- Yi-Ying Chin,
- Yang-Chun Cheng,
- Chih-Hung Lee
Clin Hemorheol Microcirc 2018 Jun 5. Epub 2018 Jun 5.
Department of Dermatology, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Background: Skin physiology measurement is receiving more attention for detecting vasculopathy in systemic sclerosis (SSc). Laser Doppler flowmetry (LDF) is a widely used physiological measurement to assess cutaneous microcirculation. However, findings of LDF may be normal during early stage of microangiopathy in SSc. Read More