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Treatment of scleroderma heart by D-penicillamine.
  1. M Muers,
  2. W Stokes


    A case of severe diffuse systemic sclerosis with cardiomegaly and cardiac failure is described. Treatment with D-penicillamine caused a pronounced decrease in heart size, together with clinical improvement. The use of penicillamine in scleroderma heart has not previously been reported.

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