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Juvenile Arthritis

Juvenile Arthritis

(AAOS2015) Patients with inflammatory arthritis appear to be at less risk for complications from knee or hip replacement than those with osteoarthritis, a large national database reveals. But those with ankylosing spondylitis have greater risk.

Norman B. Gaylis MD

A Miami rheumatologist tells why he has donated $1 million to offer his colleagues in community practice the chance to pursue their own clinical theories.

Young adults with rheumatic disease may claim they want to be independent. But a survey shows that above all (except, of course, you) they rely on their mothers for help and guidance.

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The TNF-α blocker improved growth rates for many preadolescent girls with juvenile arthritis, especially those who hadn't been taking steroids.

Positioning of the probe is "three-quarters of the battle" in diagnosing synovitis of the wrist or hand, says Dr. DeMarco in this video. But gel technique and pressure are crucial to gaining accurate clinical information from ultrasound imaging of this condition.

(ACR2014) Our rheumatologist correspondent found three issues of particular interest: a biomarker test that has gone quickly to market, new diagnostic criteria for gout, and the potential of ultrasound for Sjögren syndrome.

The background risk of cancer in JIA is at least double that in the general population. But a new review finds that such cases are rare, and not linked solely to biologics used to treat the condition.

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