Scleroderma Patient in Long-Term Remission with TPE Treatment

From Scleroderma News (, December 3, 2015:

Case study followed CREST syndrome patient for 21 years

“A new case study revealed that long-term treatment with therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) led to successful symptom management and disease remission in a patient with CREST syndrome, or limited systemic scleroderma. The study, recently presented at the AABB Annual Meeting in California, is entitled “Benefit of Long-Term Therapeutic Plasma Exchange Treatment in a Patient with CREST Syndrome (Limited Systemic Scleroderma): A 21-Year Success Story,” and its abstract was published in the journal Transfusion.”

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