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International Journal of Rheumatology
Volume 2011, Article ID 824972, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/824972
Review Article

A System Out of Breath: How Hypoxia Possibly Contributes to the Pathogenesis of Systemic Sclerosis

1Department of Rheumatology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands
2Department of Rheumatology, Nijmegen Center for Molecular Life Sciences (NCMLS) and Nijmegen Institute for Infection, Immunity and Inflammation (N4i), Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Geert Grooteplein 8, 6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Received 20 May 2011; Revised 18 August 2011; Accepted 7 September 2011

Academic Editor: Laura K. Hummers

Copyright © 2011 T. W. van Hal et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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