Table 1

Clinicoserological features of the patient with SSc

Age/sex33/F
*SSc pattern: dilated capillaries and avascular areas.
ANoA, anti-nucleolar antibodies; HCMV (ISH), human cytomegalovirus detected in the skin biopsy by in situ hybridisation technique (ISH).
Disease duration (years)2
Skin sclerosis+ (hands, face)
Raynaud's phenomenon+
Hypermelanosis+
Calcinosis
Telangiectasias+
Skin ulcers+
Oesophageal involvement (x ray)+
Lung fibrosis+
Heart involvement
Kidney involvement
Nailfold capillaroscopy*+
ANoA+
Anti-HCMV+ (IgM type)
HCMV (ISH)+