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Table 3 Prevalence of different autoimmune diseases among relatives of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis

From: The autoimmune burden in juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Disease N° of first degree relatives Sex F % N° of second degree relatives Sex F %
AITD 11 100% 11 90.9%
Psoriasis 10 40% 10 60%
Rheumatoid arthritis 3 33,3% 5 80%
Vitiligo 2 50% 2 50%
Alopecia 2 100% 1 100%
JIA 1 100% 2 + 1* 0%
SLE 1 100% 0  
IBD 0   1 URC 100%
Others 1 Pemfigus 0% 1 Sjogren s. 100%
1 Systemic vasculitis 100% 1 Polyarteritis nodosa 100%
  1. Different disease were divided into first and second-degree relatives. Percentage of female sex individuals for each disease
  2. *+1 refers to one of the siblings suffering from JIA (1 male and 1 female)