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Skin Manifestations of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

  • Rolando CimazEmail author
  • Antonella Greco
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Abstract

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) refers to a group of disorders characterized by chronic arthritis of unknown cause. It begins before the age of 16 years and by definition lasts longer than 6 weeks. Skin manifestation is evident only in systemic-onset disease and in psoriatic arthritis.

Keywords

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Stratum Corneum Psoriatic Arthritis Rheumatic Fever Pyoderma Gangrenosum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric RheumatologyAOU MeyerFlorenceItaly
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric DermatologyAOU MeyerFlorenceItaly

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