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Pediatric rheumatology

Journal article

Unusual case of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis

Whole-body CT (pelvis region) showing destruction and sclerosis of the left hip bones

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

Practice tip: View from the clinic

A multidisciplinary approach to managing chronic pain in children

Teenager talking to therapist

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

Journal article

Vitamin D and juvenile idiopathic arthritis

"Vitamin D" and vitamin D-rich foods

In this review, Finch et al summarize and evaluate the current literature relating to vitamin D and juvenile idiopathic arthritis [read more].
Finch SL, Rosenberg AM, Vatanparast H. Pediatr Rheumatol 2018; 16: 34. doi: 10.1186/s12969-018-0250-0

medwireNews podcast

A closer look at the SHARE recommendations


In this medwireNews podcast, Athimalaipet Ramanan outlines the importance of the SHARE recommendations for children with JIA-associated uveitis, and discusses how rheumatologists and ophthalmologists can work together.

Practice tip: Parent and physician's perspective

Living with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: Parent and physician perspectives

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This article, co-authored by a parent of a child with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and his pediatric rheumatologist, discusses the parent’s experience from diagnosis through living day-to-day with the disease [read more].
Heath-Watson S, Sule S. Rheumatol Ther 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40744-018-0098-2

13-07-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Podcast | Audio

Transitioning from pediatric to adult rheumatology care

In this medwireNews podcast, we talk to Editorial Board member Sangeeta Sule about how patients with juvenile arthritis transition from pediatric to adult care, the challenges associated with this transition, and how the process can be improved.

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.

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

Managing osteoporosis in pediatric patients

Editorial board member Sangeeta Sule discusses the causes of low bone mineral density and osteoporosis in pediatric patients with rheumatic diseases, and suggests strategies for risk prevention and treatment of this disease.

Themed collections

29-01-2018 | Biosimilars | Themed collection | Collection


This content collection provides an overview of biosimilars in rheumatology, with a focus on switching between biosimilars and their originators, as well as discussions on safety and monitoring/pharmacovigilance, and a look at the pharmacoeconomics of biosimilars.

Journal articles and book chapters

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


A convenient single access point, providing rheumatology professionals with links to a comprehensive set of clinical practice guidelines from a wide range of relevant organizations.

Images and illustrations

Downloadable PowerPoint slide sets containing a variety of high-quality images and illustrations from Springer Nature’s library of published figures.

Practice tips

Practical information, guidance, and helpful resources for rheumatology healthcare providers. Comprised of practical approaches, case studies, and more.

Themed collections

Compendia of selected, recently published, free full-text journal and book content from Springer Nature and other publishers on a particular topic within rheumatology management, as recommended by our Editorial Board.

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