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Anasarca as the initial presentation of juvenile polymyositis: an uncommon occurrence.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21805348     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Polymyositis is uncommon in childhood. Unlike dermatomyositis, which is common in pediatric age group, skin involvement is lacking in polymyositis. We report an 8-year-old boy who presented with anasarca as the initial complaint. This presentation has been rarely reported before in the pediatric literature.
Authors:
Dhrubajyoti Sharma; Surjit Singh; Deepti Suri; Amit Rawat; Upender Shava; Kushaljit S Sodhi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-7-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Rheumatology international     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1437-160X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-8-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8206885     Medline TA:  Rheumatol Int     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Allergy Immunology Unit, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 160012, India.
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