Clinical characteristics of children with Juvenile Systemic Sclerosis: follow-up of 23 patients in a single tertiary center

@article{Russo2007ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical characteristics of children with Juvenile Systemic Sclerosis: follow-up of 23 patients in a single tertiary center},
  author={Ricardo A. G. Russo and Mar{\'i}a Martha Katsicas},
  journal={Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={5},
  pages={6 - 6}
}
BACKGROUND Juvenile systemic sclerosis (JSS) is a multisystem connective tissue disease characterized by skin fibrosis and internal organ involvement. It has a low prevalence, even in a tertiary facility setting. The purpose of the present study is to describe and analyze the clinical and laboratory characteristics of a group of children with JSS followed in a single center. METHODS Clinical charts of children with a diagnosis of JSS who were seen at a tertiary referral center between 1995… CONTINUE READING

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