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Progress in research on juvenile systemic scleroderma

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Juvenile system-ic scleroderma (JSSc), also known as juvenile systemic sclerosis, is a chronic connective tissue disease characterized by symmetrical skin thickening, sclerosis, and multiple organ fibrosis. It is rare in clinical practice, and lacks typical clinical manifestations and specific examination indicators in the early stage. It is easy to be misdiagnosed clinically, and early diagnosis and effective treatment are essential for improving prognosis. This article provides a brief review of the diagnostic criteria, epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, differentiation from adult SSc, treatment and prognosis of JSSc to enhance the understanding of JSSc and provide evidence for clinical diagnosis and treatment of JSSc. (more…)