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European Journal of Dermatology


Juvenile-onset psoriatic arthritis: a survey by the Japanese Society for Psoriasis Research Volume 28, numéro 3, May-June 2018


Akira Kawada The working group of the epidemiological survey in the Japanese Society for Psoriasis Research 8
1 Department of Dermatology, Fukushima Medical University,
2 Department of Dermatology, Jichi Medical University,
3 Department of Dermatology, Kochi University,
4 Department of Dermatology, NTT Medical Center Tokyo,
5 Department of Dermatology, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Science,
6 Department of Dermatology, Shinshu University,
7 Department of Dermatology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine,
8 Department of Dermatology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Japan

The Japanese Society for Psoriasis Research (JSPR) conducted a survey of juvenile-onset psoriatic arthritis (PsA) by sending out questionnaires to 130 dermatological centres, as previously described [1]; 83 centres responded (63.8%). Twenty-seven PsA patients with juvenile onset (<18 years old) were followed at 14 of the institutes. Patients consisted of 14 males and 13 females (M:F = 1.1:1). The mean onset age of psoriasis was 11.2 years, whereas that of arthritis was 12.2 years. Psoriasis [...]