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Borrelia-associated early-onset morphea

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#1 Jeannie McClelland

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Posted 17 February 2009 - 05:23 AM

Borrelia-associated early-onset morphea: A particular type of scleroderma in childhood and adolescence with high titer antinuclear antibodies? Results of a cohort analysis and presentation of three cases. We observed a statistically highly significant association between morphea, serologic evidence of Borrelia infection, and high-titer antinuclear antibodies when disease onset was in childhood or adolescence. J. C. Prinz. Journal of the American Academcy of Dermatology. Volume 60, Issue 2, Pages 248-255 (February 2009). (Also see: Causes of Scleroderma and Morphea)

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