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Pediatric rheumatology

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Enhancing clinical assessment with ultrasonography in juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Johannes Roth outlines the rationale behind the use of musculoskeletal ultrasonography in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, including enhancement of clinical assessment as part of a treat-to-target approach.

18-03-2019 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Editorial | Article

Enhancing clinical assessment with ultrasonography in juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Johannes Roth outlines the rationale behind the use of musculoskeletal ultrasonography in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, including enhancement of clinical assessment as part of a treat-to-target approach.

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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