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Pediatric rheumatology

Diagnosis and screening

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

17-09-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Article

Reliability of ultrasonography to detect inflammatory lesions and structural damage in juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Ventura-Ríos L et al. Pediatr Rheumatol 2018; 16: 58. doi: 10.1186/s12969-018-0275-4

Cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric evaluation of the Juvenile Arthritis Multidimensional Assessment Report (JAMAR) in 54 languages across 52 countries: Review of the general methodology

The aim of this project was to cross-culturally adapt and validate the Juvenile Arthritis Multidimensional Assessment Report (JAMAR) questionnaire in 54 languages across 52 different countries that are members of the Paediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organisation (PRINTO) [read more].
Bovis F et al. Rheumatol Int 2018; 38(Suppl 1): 5–17. doi: 10.1007/s00296-018-3944-1

Unusual case of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis

The authors present a rare case of sporadic chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis in which the patient eventually developed cytoplasmic anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies-associated renal vasculitis and hyperparathyroidism [read more].
Snipaitiene A et al. Pediatr Rheumatol 2018; 16: 49. doi: 10.1186/s12969-018-0267-4

27-07-2018 | Bone diseases | Case report | Article

Unusual case of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis

The authors present a rare case of sporadic chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis in which the patient eventually developed cytoplasmic anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies-associated renal vasculitis and hyperparathyroidism.

Snipaitiene A et al. Pediatr Rheumatol 2018; 16: 49. doi: 10.1186/s12969-018-0267-4

16-07-2018 | Dermatomyositis | Article

Features distinguishing clinically amyopathic juvenile dermatomyositis from juvenile dermatomyositis

Mamyrova G et al. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2018. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/key190

11-07-2018 | Radiography | Article

Radiographs in screening for sacroiliitis in children: What is the value?

Weiss PF et al. Arthritis Res Ther 2018; 20: 141. doi: 10.1186/s13075-018-1642-8

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

12-06-2018 | Dermatomyositis | Article

Introduction of a novel magnetic resonance imaging-based scoring system for assessing disease activity in children with juvenile dermatomyositis

Thyoka M et al. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2018: key144. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/key144

08-06-2018 | Pain | Review | Article

Cannabinoids for the treatment of rheumatic diseases: Where do we stand?

Katz-Talmor D et al. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41584-018-0025-5

05-06-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Article

A new biopsychosocial and clinical questionnaire to assess juvenile idiopathic arthritis: JAB-Q

Unal E et al. Rheumatol Int 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00296-018-4075-4

31-05-2018 | Osteoporosis | View from the clinic | Article

Monitoring bone health with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in pediatric patients

Advisory board member and consultant endocrinologist Malachi McKenna summarizes the use of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in monitoring bone health and diagnosing low bone mineral mass in children.

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Malachi McKenna

25-04-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Review | Article

Temporomandibular joint arthritis in juvenile idiopathic arthritis, now what?

Stoll ML et al. Pediatr Rheumatol 2018; 16: 32. doi: 10.1186/s12969-018-0244-y

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