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Pediatr Clin North Am. 2012 Apr;59(2):301-27. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2012.03.014.

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

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Division of Rheumatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Abstract

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) encompasses a complex group of disorders with arthritis as a common feature. This article provides the pediatrician with a review of the epidemiology, classification, clinical manifestations, and complications of JIA. It also provides an update on the current understanding of the cause of JIA and recent developments in management and a recent review of the long-term outcome in JIA.

PMID:
22560572
DOI:
10.1016/j.pcl.2012.03.014
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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