• Prediction model for juvenile idiopathic arthritis: challenges and opportunities

    15 days ago - By The Journal of Pediatrics

    Acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain is a common reason for referral to the pediatric rheumatologist. The differential diagnosis is extensive; patients may be diagnosed with inflammatory joint pain, includingjuvenile idiopathic arthritis , arthritis related to infection (e.g.: reactive arthritis - including rheumatic fever and post-strep, viral arthritis, Lyme disease) and other autoimmune and inflammatory disorders such as systemic lupus erythematosus; painful non-inflammatory MSK disorders include overuse injuries ), osteochondroses , benign joint hypermobility syndromes, benign limb...
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