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Table 1 Clinical characteristics at the time of blood sampling in 23 patients with SSc*

From: Enhanced angiogenic potency of monocytic endothelial progenitor cells in patients with systemic sclerosis

Raynaud's phenomenon 23 (100%)
Digital ulcers 9 (39%)
Interstitial lung disease 10 (43%)
Current smoker 1 (4%)
Past smoker 1 (4%)
Hypertension 6 (26%)
Hypercholesterolemia 4 (17%)
Positive anti-nuclear antibody 23 (100%)
Positive anticentromere 8 (35%)
Positive anti-topoisomerase I 5 (22%)
Positive anti-U1RNP 2 (9%)
Positive anti-Th/To 3 (13%)
Positive anti-RNA polymerase III 2 (9%)
  1. * The results are expressed as the number and frequency (%).