Systemic Scleroderma in Childhood: A Case Report


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Aslan A. , Koturoglu G. , Sozeri B., Kurugol Z.

ARCHIVES OF RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.29, no.3, pp.219-223, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/archrheumatol.2014.3684
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.219-223

Abstract

Juvenile systemic scleroderma is a rare chronic multi-system connective tissue disease in childhood. Although rare in children, it is an important cause of morbidity and mortality. Juvenile systemic scleroderma is one of the most severe rheumatologic conditions diagnosed in children. In this article, we report a six-year-old boy diagnosed with scleroderma.