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Seromucoid in lupus erythematosus and scleroderma
  1. R. K. Panja,
  2. K. P. Sengupta,
  3. B. K. Aikat
  1. Department of Pathology and Bacteriology, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Calcutta, India


    Seromucoid levels in blood of 50 normal men and in 63 cases of cutaneous collagen diseases were studied. There was a marked rise in the seromucoid level in cases of systemic lupus erythematosus and also a significant rise in scleroderma. This rise in seromucoid level may be a reflection of the degenerative connective tissue.

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