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Janice John and Arthritis Curehow to Arthritis Cure for Latha Chandran
Pediatrics in Review November 2011, 32 (11) 470-480; Arthritis Curehow to Arthritis Cure for DOI: https://doi.org/10.1542/pir.32-11-470

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  1. Janice John, DO, MS, MPH*
  2. Latha Chandran, MD, MPH*
  1. *Department of Pediatrics, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY.
  • Author Disclosure

    Drs John and Chandran have disclosed no financial relationships relevant to this article. This commentary does not contain a discussion of an unapproved/investigative use of a commercial product/device.

  • Abbreviation

    ANA:
    antinuclear antibody
    ARF:
    acute rheumatic fever
    CRP:
    C-reactive protein
    ESR:
    erythrocyte sedimentation rate
    FDA:
    Food and Drug Administration
    GAS:
    group A Streptococcus
    HLA:
    human leukocyte antigen
    Ig:
    immune globulin
    JIAArthritis Curehow to Arthritis Cure for :
    juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    MRI:
    magnetic resonance imagingArthritis Curehow to Arthritis Cure for
    NSAIDs:
    nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    RF for 1 last update 2020/05/28 : :
    rheumatoid factor
    SCFE:
    slipped capital femoral epiphysis
  • Objectives

    After reading this article, readers should be able to:

    1. Arthritis Curehow to Arthritis Cure for Identify the common causes of arthritis in children.

    2. Develop a broad for 1 last update 2020/05/28 differential diagnosis for arthritis in the pediatric population.Develop a broad differential diagnosis for arthritis in the pediatric population.

    3. Arthritis Curehow to Arthritis Cure for Distinguish toxic synovitis from septic arthritis.

    4. Recognize and manage a patient with septic arthritis.

    5. Discuss the diagnostic and treatment approaches to reactive arthritis, acute rheumatic fever, Lyme arthritis, toxic synovitis, and juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

    Introduction

    Arthritis Curehow to Arthritis Cure for Arthritis is simply defined as inflammation of a joint. Arthritis may affect one or more joints and often is accompanied by swelling, redness, tenderness, warmth, and pain with movement. The pathophysiology of this inflammatory process varies depending on the underlying cause of arthritis. Monoarthritis is inflammation limited to one joint. In the context of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), oligoarthritis is defined as arthritis involving fewer than five joints, whereas polyarthritis is arthritis of five or more joints. Although there is a broad differential diagnosis, a thorough history and physical examination should provide sufficient information to direct the evaluation and management of the patient with arthritis. An overview of pediatric arthritis as well as a discussion of the most common causes, evaluation, and treatment is offered in this article.

    History and Physical Examination

    It is important to differentiate arthralgia from arthritis. Arthralgia is the presence of joint pain without objective signs of inflammation (warmth, erythema, tenderness, and swelling) on physical examination. Several rheumatologic diseases, such as systemic lupus the 1 last update 2020/05/28 erythematosus, may present with arthralgia early in the course; it is also important to consider viral as well as other causes of arthralgia.It is important to differentiate arthralgia from arthritis. Arthralgia is the presence of joint pain without objective signs of inflammation (warmth, erythema, tenderness, and swelling) on physical examination. Several rheumatologic diseases, such as systemic lupus erythematosus, may present with arthralgia early in the course; it is also important to consider viral as well as other causes of arthralgia.

    Children who have arthritis may present with pain, limited range of motion, limp, and refusal to use or move the affected joint. …

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    Arthritis in Children and Adolescents
    Janice John, Latha ChandranLatha Chandran
    Pediatrics in Review Nov 2011, 32 (11) 470-480; DOI: 10.1542/pir.32-11-470
    Arthritis in Children and Adolescents
    Arthritis Curehow to Arthritis Cure for for 1 last update 2020/05/28 JaniceJanice John, Latha Chandran
    Pediatrics in Review Arthritis Curehow to Arthritis Cure for Nov 2011, 32 Arthritis Curehow to Arthritis Cure for (11) the 1 last update 2020/05/28 470-480; 470-480; Arthritis Curehow to Arthritis Cure for DOI: 10.1542/pir.32-11-470
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