Psoriatic arthritis in childhood

E. M. Sills

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Abstract

Since both psoriasis and seronegative arthritis occur individually in childhood, they may be expected to occur together occasionally. Clinical features used to identify psoriatic arthritis as a disease sui generis have been assembled in groups of adult patients, establishing the justification for describing a distinct syndrome. A review of the experience in an active children's rheumatology service indicates that the syndrome of psoriatic arthritis occurs in the pediatric-aged patient with sufficient frequency to qualify as a diagnostic term appropriate in the classification of childhood-onset arthritis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)49-53
Number of pages5
JournalJohns Hopkins Medical Journal
Volume146
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980

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  • Medicine(all)

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