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Table 1 Clinical features in pediatric SLE according to myositis status

From: High prevalence of myositis in a southeastern United States pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus cohort

  Myositis group, n(%) Non-myositis group, n(%) Entire cohort,
n(%)
Malar rash 5 (29) 19 (50) 24 (44)
Discoid rash 1 (5.9) 8 (21) 9 (16)
Photosensitivity 3 (18) 8 (21) 11 (20)
Oral ulcers 9 (53) 17 (45) 26 (47)
Arthritis 11 (65) 26 (68) 37 (67)
Serositis 6 (35) 10 (26) 16 (29)
Renal disorder 8 (47) 25 (66) 33 (60)
Neurological disorder 1 (5.9) 5 (13) 6 (11)
Hematologic disorder a 5 (29) 25 (66) 30 (55)
Alopecia 5 (29) 9 (24) 14 (25)
Raynaud phenomenon 5 (29) 12 (32) 17 (31)
Hypothyroidism 1 (5.9) 3 (7.9) 4 (7.3)
  1. Myositis group, n = 17; non-myositis group, n = 38; entire cohort, n = 55. aStatistically significant inverse association with myositis (p = 0.02).