Juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Jennifer E. Weiss, Norman T. Ilowite

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Abstract

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), a term referring to a group of disorders characterized by chronic arthritis, is the most common chronic rheumatic illness in children and is a significant cause of short- and long-term disability. This article discusses the classification, differential diagnosis, and treatment of JIA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)413-442
Number of pages30
JournalPediatric Clinics of North America
Volume52
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2005

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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