Coexistent Linear Scleroderma and Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus


Address correspondence to Sulaiman M. Al-Mayouf, M.D., Department of Pediatrics (MBC 58), King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, POB 3354, Riyadh 11211, Saudi Arabia.


Abstract: We describe a girl who initially presented with linear scleroderma. Five and a half years later she developed systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Previous descriptions of the coexistence of linear scleroderma and SLE in childhood are reviewed.