Juvenile mixed connective tissue disease: case series


KIŞLA EKİNCİ R. M. , Balci S. , Altintas D. U. , YILMAZ M.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.43, no.1, pp.235-240, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.17826/cumj.342634
  • Title of Journal : CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.235-240

Abstract

Mixed connective tissue disease is an autoimmune disorder characterized by symptoms of more than one connective tissue disease and autoantibodies against U1 ribonucleoprotein (RNP). It is rare in children, however disease begin in childhood in 23% of cases. We aimed to identify the demographic and clinical findings and outcomes of five children with mixed connective tissue disease retrospectively in this study.