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Erasmus Syndrome. An Exceptional Case

      The association of silica exposure with or without silicosis and the subsequent development of systemic sclerosis is known as Erasmus syndrome
      • Sharma RK
      • Sharma AK
      • Sharma A.
      Erasmus syndrome: Association of silicosis and systemic sclerosis.
      . In comparison, with other connective tissue disorders, this association is relatively rare and currently, there are few described cases of this entity
      • Sharma RK
      • Sharma AK
      • Sharma A.
      Erasmus syndrome: Association of silicosis and systemic sclerosis.
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