Cutaneous manifestations of connective tissue disease.

Erin McCammack, Anita N. Haggstrom

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Abstract

There is evidence that early treatment of connective tissue in adolescence improves clinical outcomes; thus, recognition of the cutaneous manifestation of CTD is critical. This review summarizes the clinical features that are unique to children and adolescents in cutaneous (CLE) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM), juvenile systemic scleroderma (JSS), juvenile localized scleroderma (JLS), and juvenile inflammatory arthritis (JIA).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)35-53
Number of pages19
JournalAdolescent medicine: state of the art reviews
Volume22
Issue number1
StatePublished - Apr 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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