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Pediatr Radiol. 2018 Jun;48(6):828-834. doi: 10.1007/s00247-017-4054-z. Epub 2018 Jan 13.

Imaging in juvenile idiopathic arthritis - international initiatives and ongoing work.

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1
Department of Pediatric Hematology, Rheumatology, Immunology and Infectious Disease, Emma Children's Hospital, Academic Medical Center, 1100, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. c.m.nusman@amc.uva.nl.
2
Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, 1100, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. c.m.nusman@amc.uva.nl.
3
Department of Imaging, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy.
4
Department of Pediatric Hematology, Rheumatology, Immunology and Infectious Disease, Emma Children's Hospital, Academic Medical Center, 1100, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
5
Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, 1100, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
6
Department of Radiology and Intervention Unit for Paediatric Radiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål, Oslo, Norway.
7
Pediatria 2- Reumatologia Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genova and Department of Pediatrics, University of Genova, Genova, Italy.
8
Department of Radiology, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway.
9
Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada.
10
Pediatric Rheumatology Research Institute (PRI), Bad Bramstedt, Germany.
11
Pediatric Rheumatology, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, Rome, Italy.
12
Department of Radiology, SickKids Hospital, Toronto, Canada.
13
Department of Radiology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway.
14
Department of Clinical Medicine, K1, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway.

Abstract

Imaging is increasingly being integrated into clinical practice to improve diagnosis, disease control and outcome in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Over the last decades several international groups have been launched to standardize and validate different imaging techniques. To enhance transparency and facilitate collaboration, we present an overview of ongoing initiatives.

KEYWORDS:

Children; Juvenile idiopathic arthritis; Magnetic resonance imaging; Radiography; Ultrasound

PMID:
29332166
PMCID:
PMC5953998
DOI:
10.1007/s00247-017-4054-z
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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