R Scribanis

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In this study we have investigated the efficacy and safety of cyclosporin A (CyA) in a group of pediatric patients with juvenile chronic arthritis (JCA, 9 cases) and polymyositis-dermatomyositis (PM-DM, 3 cases). Of the 9 JCA patients, 7 had the systemic and 2 the polyarticular form of the disease. All of the patients received CyA after the failure of(More)
Juvenile dermatomyositis (DMI) is a rare illness of multisystem inflammatory disease of unknown etiology. It is usually considered as a part of the spectrum of polymyositis/dermatomyositis (PM/DM), and is distinguished from the adult form in having a number of different clinical features as well as distinctive pathologic findings. Although the clinical(More)
Authors describe two uncommon cases of infantile mammary duct ectasia (EDM). This disease, first reported in 1983, is characterized by dilatation of the subareolar duct system, and by phlogistic reaction and fibrosis. In the medical literature only 8 cases have been reported, but probably its frequency is undervalued due to the scarce general knowledge of(More)
Six pediatric patients with Raynaud's phenomenon are reported. Three patients had clinical and immunological evidence for a connective tissue disease; one had primary Raynaud's phenomenon associated with antinuclear antibodies and two had Raynaud's phenomenon secondary to exposure to lead and to a vibrating instrument, respectively. The diagnostic and(More)
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