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Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): Diagnosis & Management

by Brian Alverson, MD
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    The lecture Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): Diagnosis & Management by Brian Alverson, MD is from the course Pediatric Rheumatology and Orthopedics. It contains the following chapters:

    • Diagnosis of JIA
    • Management of JIA

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    1. It is a bad screening test for JIA.
    2. A positive test predicts chronic erosive joints in pauciarticular JIA.
    3. A positive test is associated with the risk of uveitis.
    4. It is usually positive in enthesitis associated JIA.
    5. It is usually positive in systemic JIA.
    1. RF+, ANA+, elevated ESR and elevated CRP
    2. RF+, HLA B27+, decreased platelets and elevated CRP
    3. ANA+, decreased WBC, elevated CRP and ESR
    4. HLA B27+, RF+, elevated ESR, decreased WBC
    5. ANA+, HLA B27-, elevated ESR, CRP and WBC
    1. Uveitis - antibiotics
    2. Joint inflammation - steroid injections
    3. Contracture - botox injections
    4. Growth problems - careful monitoring
    5. Leg length discrepancy - special shoes
    1. Oligoarticular JIA has the highest rate of remission.
    2. RF+ oligoarticular JIA has the highest likelihood of remission.
    3. RF+ oligoarticular JIA does not progress into adulthood.
    4. Prognosis for systemic depends on the age of the patient.
    5. ANA+ have decreased the risk of uveitis.

    Author of lecture Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): Diagnosis & Management

     Brian Alverson, MD

    Brian Alverson, MD


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