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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Photoacoustic and high-frequency ultrasound imaging of systemic sclerosis patients

  Early SSc (n = 5) SSc (n = 12) PR (n = 5) HV (n = 9)
Age in years (median, IQR) 40 (32–58) 59 (46–62) 29 (25–44) 34 (26–52)
Female (%) 80% 42% 60% 33%
Disease duration in months (median, IQR) 12 (5–29) 88 (33–108)
mRSS (median, IQR) 5 (3–10)
ILD (%) 58%
Co-medication use (%)
 Calcium antagonist 40% 42%
 Angiotensin 2 inhibitor 0% 17%
 Endothelin antagonist 0% 8%
 None 60% 33% 100% 100%
  1. Disease duration from first non-Raynaud’s phenomenon
  2. Early SSc early systemic sclerosis, SSc systemic sclerosis, PR primary Raynaud’s phenomenon, HV healthy volunteer, mRSS modified Rodnan skin score, ILD interstitial lung disease