Cairns has one of the highest rates of SSc in the world

There are more people with scleroderma in Cairns than any other region of Australia, but migration only partly explains the phenomenon, researchers report. Cairns based rheumatologist Zia-Ur Rehman and colleagues noted that the prevalence of scleroderma (SSc) in Australia, particularly South Australia, is reported to be among the highest in the world at 23 per ...

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