Serum concentration of sCD163 in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) and healthy controls. Concentration of sCD163 in the sera of all SSc patients (SSc), SSc patients without digital ulcers (DU-), SSc patients with digital ulcers (DU+) and healthy controls. Closed circles represent values in individual subjects, bars represent the mean values of the groups, and horizontal lines the appropriate SDs. NS, not significant.
Kowal-Bielecka et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R69 doi:10.1186/ar4246