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Table 1 Plasma D-dimer values and association with clinical features in 28 patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) and 33 healthy matched controls (values are expressed as geometric mean and 95% interval of confidence).

From: Plasma D-dimer concentration in patients with systemic sclerosis

   D-dimer (ng/mL) p
Patients subset Controls (n = 33) 229 (228–231) 0.005
  SSc patients (n = 28) 362 (361–363)  
Clinical subset Limited SSc (n = 17) 283 (282–285) 0.015
  Diffused SSc (n = 11) 538 (536–539)  
Disease activity Inactive SSc (n = 20) 306 (305–308) 0.027
  Active SSc (n = 8) 562 (560–564)  
Total skin score   r = 0.63* <0.001
Forced vital capacity   r = 0.45* 0.016
  1. * Pearson's correlation coefficient.