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11-01-2019 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | News

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Predictors of outcomes identified in JIA-associated uveitis

Demographic factors, measures of disease activity, and the type of treatment used are associated with 2-year outcomes among patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis, according to findings from the ICON-JIA study.

26-11-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | News

Disease subtype, treatment choice may impact infection risk in JIA patients

Among biologic-treated patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, infection risk may differ according to disease subtype and the biologic agent used, researchers report.

Source:

Clin Rheumatol 2018; doi:10.1007/s10067-018-4367-9

24-10-2018 | Pediatric | ACR/ARHP 2018 | Video

Expert highlights: Sangeeta Sule

Editorial board member Sangeeta Sule discusses her highlights from the pediatric rheumatology sessions at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, USA (2:14).

Vaccination in children and adolescents with rheumatic conditions

In this editorial, the authors discuss the risks of live vaccination in children taking antirheumatic medications and how to manage these, as well as how health authorities can address decreasing vaccination coverage of the general public.

18-10-2018 | Infection | Editorial | Article

Vaccination in children and adolescents with rheumatic conditions

In this editorial, the authors discuss the risks of live vaccination in children taking antirheumatic medications and how to manage these, as well as how health authorities can address decreasing vaccination coverage of the general public.

Author:
NM Wulffraat, AM de Groot, EES Nieuwenhuis

01-10-2018 | Kawasaki disease | Article

Association of initially normal coronary arteries with normal findings on follow-up echocardiography in patients with Kawasaki disease

de Ferranti SD et al. JAMA Pediatr 2018: e183310. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.3310

Treatment and outcomes of pediatric fibromyalgia: More than resolving pain

David Sherry discusses various pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments for management of pediatric fibromyalgia, and outlines the impact of an interdisciplinary approach on physical function, mental health and pain outcomes in these patients.

27-09-2018 | Fibromyalgia | Editorial | Article

Treatment and outcomes of pediatric fibromyalgia: More than resolving pain

David Sherry discusses various pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments for management of pediatric fibromyalgia, and outlines the impact of an interdisciplinary approach on physical function, mental health and pain outcomes in these patients.

Author:
David Sherry

A multidisciplinary approach to managing chronic pain in children

Editorial board member Sangeeta Sule discusses the challenges faced when managing chronic pain in children and adolescents [read more].

31-07-2018 | Pain disorders | View from the clinic | Article

A multidisciplinary approach to managing chronic pain in children

Editorial board member Sangeeta Sule discusses the challenges faced when managing chronic pain in children and adolescents.

Author:
Sangeeta Sule

11-07-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Review | Article

Methotrexate in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: Advice and recommendations from the MARAJIA expert consensus meeting

Ferrara G et al. Pediatr Rheumatol 2018; 16: 46. doi: 10.1186/s12969-018-0255-8

20-06-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | EULAR 2018 | News

No increase in JIA-associated uveitis risk with etanercept treatment

Patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis who are treated with etanercept do not have a higher risk for developing uveitis than those given methotrexate, results of a UK cohort study suggest.

Source:

EULAR 2018 meeting; Amsterdam, the Netherlands

15-06-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Article

Fecal calprotectin to detect inflammatory bowel disease in juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Ferrara G et al. J Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.171200

14-06-2018 | Regional musculoskeletal pain | Review | Article

Current evidence-based interdisciplinary treatment options for pediatric musculoskeletal pain

Caes L et al. Curr Treat Options in Rheum 2018. doi: 10.1007/s40674-018-0101-7

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