Rheumatoid arthritis in young children

The experience is generalized of the observation of 70 children, aged 10 mnth - 4 1/2 years suffering from rheumatoid arthritis 25 of them were followed up 1 1/2 -5 years after their first examination. The results of the follow-up studies were compared with those obtained in other age groups. Certain features of rheumatoid arthritis in young children have been revealed: subacute onset of the disease in the majority of the patients, high percentage of monoarthritides at the beginning of the disease, prevalent affection of the knee and ankle joints, a minimal and moderate activity of the process in most children, more frequent affection of the eyes, etc.

Authors
Artamonova V.A.1 , Shakhbazyan I.E.1 , Burkina Z.P.1
Editors
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Publisher
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Number of issue
1
Language
Russian
Pages
26-28
Status
Published
Department
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DOI
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Number
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Volume
21
Year
1981
Organizations
  • 1 Kaf. Detsk. Bol., Univ. Druzhby Narodov, Moscow
Keywords
infant; joint; juvenile rheumatoid arthritis; major clinical study; preschool child
Date of creation
19.10.2018
Date of change
19.10.2018
Short link
https://repository.rudn.ru/en/records/article/record/1507/