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Scleroderma in young children
Ileana Ioniuc, Stela Gotia, Evelina Moraru, Aurica Rugina, Alina Murgu and Monica Alexoae
Chronic disease of unknown etiology, scleroderma represents a disease that occurs rarely in young children, with an estimated frequency of less than 1% up to age 5. Evolution of scleroderma is variable, unpredictable and the delineation of clinical forms in children is difficult. Some patients may experience periods of calm for many years, others have a progressive worsening, without remission and death. Our case is characterized by the onset at a young age, bringing together major and minor criteria for systemic scleroderma.
Key words: systemic scleroderma, young children