Phil Roettcher

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OBJECTIVE To estimate the incidence of juvenile dermatomyositis (juvenile DM) in the United States between 1995 and 1998. METHODS Physician referrals to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Juvenile Dermatomyositis Research Registry and the National Pediatric Rheumatology Disease Registry from Indiana University were(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the patient population referred to pediatric rheumatology centers (PRC) across the US 1992-95; and to compare these results to data on regional PRC populations. METHODS A Pediatric Rheumatology Disease Registry was established in 1992. Data on new patients seen at 25 PRC across the US were submitted to the registry for a 36 month(More)
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