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Figure 2 | Arthritis Research & Therapy

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From: Angiogenic and angiostatic factors in systemic sclerosis: increased levels of vascular endothelial growth factor are a feature of the earliest disease stages and are associated with the absence of fingertip ulcers

Figure 2

Serum levels of (a) endostatin and (b) basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) in patients with established systemic sclerosis (SSc) and in healthy controls. Levels of endostatin and bFGF were not enhanced in the patients compared with healthy controls. Data are shown as box plots, with upper and lower quartiles shaded.

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