Racial Disparities in Systemic Sclerosis

Duncan F. Moore*, Virginia D. Steen

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Racial and ethnic disparities in systemic sclerosis are abundant. The incidence, severity of end-organ manifestations, functional impairment, quality of life, and mortality of systemic sclerosis vary by ethnic group. This article summarizes such disparities and explores the role of socioeconomic status in their development and persistence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)705-712
Number of pages8
JournalRheumatic Disease Clinics of North America
Volume46
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2020

Keywords

  • Disparities
  • Ethnicity
  • Outcomes
  • Race
  • Scleroderma
  • Socioeconomic status
  • Systemic sclerosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology

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