Capillary regeneration in scleroderma: stem cell therapy reverses phenotype?

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

PloS one, Volume 3, Issue 1, p.e1452 (2008)

Keywords:

2008, Capillaries, Center-Authored Paper, Clinical Research Division, Experimental Histopathology Core Facility, Humans, PHENOTYPE, Regeneration, Scientific Imaging Core Facility, Scleroderma, Diffuse, Shared Resources, Specimen Processing Core Facility, Stem Cell Transplantation

Abstract:

Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease with a characteristic vascular pathology. The vasculopathy associated with scleroderma is one of the major contributors to the clinical manifestations of the disease.