Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD)
|Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Nailfold capillaroscopy can also be useful for the diagnosis of secondary Raynaud's due to diseases other than scleroderma, including glaucoma, graft vs. host disease, primary pulmonary hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis, and vascular diseases.
Is nail fold capillaroscopy useful in normotensive and primary open angle glaucoma? Capillaroscopy as a complementary diagnostic procedure can be of help. Curr Eye Res, 2010 Dec;35(12):1099-104. (Also see Normal Tension Glaucoma)
Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) is high blood pressure in the arteries which take blood between the heart and lungs. Primary pulmonary hypertension occurs by itself and not secondary to another illness, such as scleroderma. Nailfold capillary examination can easily tell whether pulmonary hypertension is primary or secondary. ISN.
Exercised Induced PH
Nailfold capillaroscopy in 430 patients with rheumatoid arthritis. NFC may play an important role in monitoring RA disease and patientsí follow-up. Therefore, in our opinion it could be considered in the course and follow-up of rheumatoid arthritis. NCBI, Caspian J Intern Medv, 2017.
Vascular Disease and Systemic Scleroderma. The vascular system is our circulatory system. It consists of all the vessels that carry blood and lymph through the body, to and from organs. Vessels include arteries, veins, and capillaries. Any condition that affects the vascular system, all of in part, is considered a vascular disease. ISN.
Vascular in Scleroderma
Types in Scleroderma
In Other CTDs
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