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September 1985

Cutaneous Periarteritis Nodosa in a Child

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver (Drs Jones, Golitz, and Weston), and the Dermatology Unit, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY (Dr Lane).

Am J Dis Child. 1985;139(9):920-922. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1985.02140110074033

• We describe a child who developed chronic cutaneous periarteritis nodosa at 5 years of age and whom we have observed over a five-year period. Although intermittent oral corticosteroids have been required to control symptoms, she has not demonstrated involvement of any organ other than the skin.

(AJDC 1985;139:920-922)