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Flashcards in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Deck (6)
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1

Defin

Jnt inflamm in under 16s for 6 wk.
Unkn cause.
More in female.
Autoimmune, synovial mem.

2

Px

Stiffness
Pain
Warm
Tired
Recurrent fever
Limp w/o inj
Func impact

3

Types

Oligoarticular 1-4 jnts in first 6mnth. Most common and best outcome.
Polyarticular 5 or more jnts in first 6 mnth.
Systemic with systemic feats.
Juv psoriatic arth
Enthesitis
Undiff arth

4

diffs

Septic arth
Osteomyelitis
Trauma
IBD
Malig

5

mx

Exercise, diet
Physio and OT
Analgesia, NSAID
DMARD- methotrexate
Abs
Steroid- oral or injec

6

complics

Deformity
Growth restric
OP
Uveitis
Psychosocial
30% have adult symps
Jnt repl