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Scleroderma in Children

  • C. M. Black
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 455)

Abstract

Scleroderma is not one disease but a spectrum of disorders that can occur at any time of life, although the pattern of scleroderma occurring in children is different from that in adults. Fortunately, the predominant form of disease in childhood is localised scleroderma, which includes morphoea and linear scleroderma with the en coup de sabre subset [1,2].

Keywords

Interstitial Lung Disease Systemic Sclerosis Alopecia Areata Mixed Connective Tissue Disease Localise Scleroderma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. M. Black
    • 1
  1. 1.Academic Unit of RheumatologyRoyal Free Hospital School of MedicineLondonUK

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