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Calcinosis in juvenile dermatomyositis is influenced by both anti-NXP2 autoantibody status and age at disease onset.

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Posted 07 September 2014 - 01:19 AM

Calcinosis in juvenile dermatomyositis is influenced by both anti-NXP2 autoantibody status and age at disease onset.

 

The presence of anti-NXP2 autoantibodies substantially increases the risk of calcinosis across all ages and is associated with disease severity. PubMed, Rheumatology (Oxford), 2014 Jul 1. (Also see: Dermatomyositis Symptoms and Calcinosis)

 

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