Cardiac findings in children with juvenile Dermatomyositis at disease presentation


Cantez S., Gross G. J. , MacLusky I., Feldman B. M.

PEDIATRIC RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.15, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s12969-017-0182-0
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC RHEUMATOLOGY

Abstract

Background: Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM) is a pediatric vasculopathy characterized primarily by skin and muscle involvement. Cardiac findings have been reported in children with JDM but have rarely been investigated in detail.