Findings and feasibility of major salivary gland ultrasound in childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus: a pilot study
Childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus (cSLE) is a complex autoimmune disorder with multi-organ manifestations and can be associated with other rheumatic diseases including Sj ögren’s syndrome (SS). Saliv... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - May 17, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Joseph McDonald, Patricia Vega-Fernandez and Tracy Ting Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Age, gender, height and weight in relation to joint cartilage thickness among school-aged children from ultrasonographic measurement
Among school-age children, the decrease of cartilage thickness (Cth) with increasing age is well known. However, the influence of body mass index (BMI), height or weight on Cth has not been revealed. Here in, ... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - May 12, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Chun-Chun Gau, Tsung-Chieh Yao, Shu-Ting Gan, Syh-Jae Lin, Kuo-Wei Yeh, Li-Chen Chen, Liang- Shiou Ou, Wen-I Lee, Chao-Yi Wu and Jing-Long Huang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The culture microenvironment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis synovial fibroblasts is favorable for endochondral bone formation through BMP4 and repressed by chondrocytes
We examined influences of conditioned media from chondrocytes (Ch) on juvenile idiopathic arthritis synovial fibroblasts (JFLS) and potential for JFLS to undergo endochondral bone formation (EBF). (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - May 12, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Megan M. Simonds, Amanda R. Schlefman, Suzanne M. McCahan, Kathleen E. Sullivan, Carlos D. Rose and Anne Marie C. Brescia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Genetic and immunologic findings in children with recurrent aphthous stomatitis with systemic inflammation
Recurrent aphthous stomatitis with systemic signs of inflammation can be encountered in inflammatory bowel disease, Beh çet’s disease (BD), Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). In addition, it has been proposed ... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - May 10, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Martina Girardelli, Erica Valencic, Valentina Moressa, Roberta Margagliotta, Alessandra Tesser, Serena Pastore, Ottavia Spadola, Emmanouil Athanasakis, Giovanni Maria Severini, Andrea Taddio and Alberto Tommasini Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pediatric rheumatology in Africa: thriving amidst challenges
Pediatric Rheumatology is an orphan specialty in Africa which is gradually gaining importance across the continent. (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - May 7, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Angela N. Migowa, Djohra Hadef, Wafa Hamdi, Oscar Mwizerwa, Madeleine Ngandeu, Yassmin Taha, Faleye Ayodele, Kate Webb and Christiaan Scott Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Severe COVID-19 in pediatric age: an update on the role of the anti-rheumatic agents
SARS-CoV-2 can induce an immune impairment and dysregulation, finally resulting in the massive release of inflammatory mediators (cytokine storm), strongly contributing to the pulmonary and systemic manifestat... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - May 4, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Giorgio Costagliola, Erika Spada and Rita Consolini Tags: Review Source Type: research

Biomarkers of lipid metabolism in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: relationship with disease subtype and inflammatory activity
To describe the biomarkers of lipid metabolism in children and adolescents with polyarticular and systemic JIA and to relate them to diseases subtypes, diseases activity markers, and nutritional status. (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - May 3, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Wellington Douglas Rocha Rodrigues, Roseli Oselka Saccardo Sarni, Fernando Luiz Affonso Fonseca, Annelyse Ara újo, Claudio Arnaldo Len and Maria Teresa Terreri Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Electronic forms for patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) are an effective, time-efficient, and cost-minimizing alternative to paper forms
Patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) provide valuable insight on patients ’ well-being and facilitates communication between healthcare providers and their patients. The increased integration of the techno... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - May 3, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Jennifer Y. Yu, Talia Goldberg, Nicholas Lao, Brian M. Feldman and Y. Ingrid Goh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessing preparation for care transition among adolescents with rheumatologic disease: a single-center assessment with patient survey
Despite the risk for poor outcomes and gaps in care in the transfer from pediatric to adult care, most pediatric rheumatology centers lack formal transition pathways. As a first step in designing a pathway, we... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - May 1, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Jordan E. Roberts, Olha Halyabar, Carter R. Petty and Mary Beth Son Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

Factors associated with reduced infliximab exposure in the treatment of pediatric autoimmune disorders: a cross-sectional prospective convenience sampling study
Inadequate systemic exposure to infliximab (IFX) is associated with treatment failure. This work evaluated factors associated with reduced IFX exposure in children with autoimmune disorders requiring IFX therapy. (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - May 1, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Ryan S. Funk, Valentina Shakhnovich, Yu Kyoung Cho, Kishore Polireddy, Taina Jausurawong, Kyle Gress and Mara L. Becker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Disseminated coccidioidomycosis in a patient with juvenile idiopathic arthritis receiving infliximab
Coccidioides immitis is a dimorphic fungus endemic to the arid climates of the Southwest United States, Mexico and parts of Central and South America. Human infection occurs through inhalation of spores with less... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - May 1, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Megan Trainor, Emily Henkel, Lucia Z. Diaz and Ruy Carrasco Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Trajectories of disease courses in the inception cohort of newly diagnosed patients with JIA (ICON-JIA): the potential of serum biomarkers at baseline
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is a heterogeneous group of inflammatory joint disorders with a chronic-remitting disease course. Treat-to-target approaches have been proposed but monitoring disease activi... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - May 1, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Margarita Ganeva, Sabrina Fuehner, Christoph Kessel, Jens Klotsche, Martina Niewerth, Kirsten Minden, Dirk Foell, Claas H. Hinze and Helmut Wittkowski Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Time for change at PROJ in 2021
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Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - May 1, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Charles H. Spencer and Alberto Martini Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Musculoskeletal ultrasound assessment in pediatric knee hypermobility: a case control study
While musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSUS) use in pediatric rheumatology is becoming more common, the majority of pediatric MSUS literature continues to focus on ultrasound findings in healthy children and juveni... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - April 29, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Laura R. Ballenger, Melissa Moore-Clingenpeel and Edward J. Oberle Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Therapeutic drug monitoring of anti-TNF drugs: an overview of applicability in daily clinical practice in the era of treatment with biologics in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)
Anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) drugs have improved the prognosis for juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) significantly. However, evidence for individual treatment decisions based on serum anti-TNF drug level... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - April 29, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: A. Nassar-Sheikh Rashid, D. Schonenberg-Meinema, S. C. Bergkamp, S. Bakhlakh, A. de Vries, T. Rispens, T. W. Kuijpers, G. Wolbink and J. M. van den Berg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Utilizing ultrasound findings of a single indicator joint to assess non-systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSUS) has been used worldwide in adult patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) but is beginning to play an increasing role in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). The ... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - April 29, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Yung-Hsien Huang, Ya-Chiao Hu, Chun-Hua Liao, Bor-Luen Chiang, Cheng-Hsun Lu, Ko-Jen Li and Yao-Hsu Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fecal microbiota in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis treated with methotrexate or etanercept
Alterations in the composition of the fecal microbiota in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) have been observed in several studies, but it has not been determined whether the standard treatment ... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - April 26, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Anders Öman, Johan Dicksved, Lars Engstrand and Lillemor Berntson Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bone mineral density and explanatory factors in children and adults with juvenile dermatomyositis at long term follow-up; a cross sectional study
Juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) is the most common idiopathic inflammatory myopathy in children and adolescents. Both the disease and its treatment with glucocorticoids may negatively impact bone formation. In ... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - April 26, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Henriette Schermacher Marstein, Kristin Godang, Berit Flat ø, Ivar Sjaastad, Jens Bollerslev and Helga Sanner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is podocytopathy another image of renal affection in p-SLE?
Lupus podocytopathy (LP) is a renal affection described in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients with nephrotic range proteinuria, characterized by diffuse foot process effacement without immune deposits... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - April 26, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Hend H. Abdelnabi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Homozygous variant p. Arg90His in NCF1 is associated with early-onset Interferonopathy: a case report
Biallelic loss-of-function variants in NCF1 lead to reactive oxygen species deficiency and chronic granulomatous disease (CGD). Heterozygosity for the p.Arg90His variant in NCF1 has been associated with susceptib... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - April 23, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Oskar Schnappauf, Liane Heale, Dilan Dissanayake, Wanxia L. Tsai, Massimo Gadina, Thomas L. Leto, Daniel L. Kastner, Harry L. Malech, Douglas B. Kuhns, Ivona Aksentijevich and Ronald M. Laxer Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Neuropsychological functioning and academic abilities in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
The involvement of the central nervous system is not rare in rheumatoid diseases. Even though children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) may face academic difficulties until adulthood, very few studies ... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - April 14, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Marine Granjon, Odile Rohmer, Nad ège Doignon-Camus, Maria Popa-Roch, Christine Pietrement and Nathalie Gavens Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dutch patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals generate first nationwide research agenda for juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Involving the end-users of scientific research (patients, carers and clinicians) in setting research priorities is important to formulate research questions that truly make a difference and are in tune with th... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - April 7, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Anouk Verwoerd, Wineke Armbrust, Katherine Cowan, Lotte van den Berg, Joke de Boer, Sanne Bookelman, Marjan Britstra, Jeannette Cappon, Maria Certan, Christine Dedding, Karin van den Haspel, Petra Hissink Muller, Karin Jongsma, Otto Lelieveld, Jorg van Lo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Epidemiology of pediatric uveitis and associated systemic diseases
The early detection of uveitis associated with systemic inflammatory disease in children is important for proper treatment and prognosis. However, the diagnosis may be delayed because of difficulties in childh... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - April 1, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Yoonkyeom Shin, Ji-Man Kang, Junwon Lee, Christopher Seungkyu Lee, Sung Chul Lee and Jong Gyun Ahn Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ruxolitinib treatment permits lower cumulative glucocorticoid dosing in children with secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
This study aimed to analyze the effects of ruxolitinib on children with secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - April 1, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Ying Chi, Rong Liu, Zhi-xuan Zhou, Xiao-dong Shi, Yu-chuan Ding and Jian-guo Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Paediatric non-infectious uveitis in Cape Town, South Africa: a retrospective review of disease characteristics and outcomes on immunomodulating treatment
Non-infectious uveitis is a well-reported cause of blindness in more developed countries, however data from sub-Saharan Africa is lacking. Here we aim to describe the diseases associated with paediatric non-in... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - April 1, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Waheba Slamang, Christopher Tinley, Nicola Brice and Christiaan Scott Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with methotrexate-induced nausea in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Context: Methotrexate (MTX) is a cornerstone in the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). MTX treatment is commonly associated with nause... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - April 1, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Nini Kyvsgaard, Torben Stamm Mikkelsen, Thomas D. Als, Anne Estmann Christensen, Thomas J. Corydon and Troels Herlin Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

A systematic review exploring the bidirectional relationship between puberty and autoimmune rheumatic diseases
Autoimmune rheumatic diseases (ARDs) are associated with a significant sex-bias, which becomes more evident post-puberty. This systematic review aims to elucidate the bidirectional relationship between puberty... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 29, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Nina M. de Gruijter, Meena Naja, Hannah Peckham, Anna Radziszewska, Matthew Kinsella, James Glenister, Elizabeth C. Rosser, Gary E. Butler, Elizabeth C. Jury and Coziana Ciurtin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Biologic disease modifying antirheumatic drugs and Janus kinase inhibitors in paediatric rheumatology – what we know and what we do not know from randomized controlled trials
Biologic disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (bDMARDs) and Janus Kinase (JAK) inhibitors are prescribed in adult and paediatric rheumatology. Due to age-dependent changes, disease course, and pharmacokinetic... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 25, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Tatjana Welzel, Carolyn Winskill, Nancy Zhang, Andreas Woerner and Marc Pfister Tags: Review Source Type: research

Variability in phenotype and response to treatment in chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis; the Irish experience of a national cohort
Chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis (CNO) is an autoinflammatory disease affecting bone with considerable phenotypic heterogeneity and variable association with other autoinflammatory conditions. Disease pathog... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 25, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Daire O ’Leary, Anthony G. Wilson, Emma-Jane MacDermott, Clodagh Lowry and Orla G. Killeen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Magnetic resonance imaging findings in children with Parry-Romberg syndrome and en coup de sabre
The aim of this study was to: (i) describe the abnormalities seen on brain imaging in a group of children with en coup de sabre (EDCS) with/without Parry-Romberg syndrome (PRS); and (ii) identify clinical pred... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 23, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Harry Knights, Elizabeth Minas, Faraan Khan, Lindsay Shaw, Muthana Al Obaidi, Kshitij Mankad and Despina Eleftheriou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

‘Snakes & Ladders ’: factors influencing access to appropriate care for children and young people with suspected juvenile idiopathic arthritis – a qualitative study
Many children and young people with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) experience delay in diagnosis and access to right care. The reasons for delay are multi-factorial and influenced by patient and family, c... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 23, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Tim Rapley, Carl May, Nicola Smith and Helen E. Foster Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Diagnosis and management of adenosine deaminase 2 deficiency children: the experience from China
We describe and compare the clinical features, genotyp... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 23, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Wei Wang, Tiannan Zhang, Wenjie Zheng, Linqing Zhong, Lin Wang, Ji Li, Qian Liu, Yanqing Dong and Hongmei Song Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Poor physical activity levels and cardiorespiratory fitness among patients with childhood-onset takayasu arteritis in remission: a cross ‐sectional, multicenter study
In this study, we assessed physical activity levels and cardior... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 22, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Camilla Astley, Saulo Gil, Gleice Clemente, Maria Teresa Terreri, Clovis Artur Silva, Lucia Maria Arruda Campos, Nadia Emi Aikawa, Ana L úcia de Sá Pinto, Rosa Maria R. Pereira, Hamilton Roschel and Bruno Gualano Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Monitoring patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis using health-related quality of life
Pediatric patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) are at risk for a lower health-related quality of life compared to their healthy peers. Remote monitoring of health-related quality of life using ele... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 22, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Martijn J. H. Doeleman, Sytze de Roock, Nathan Buijsse, Mark Klein, Gouke J. Bonsel, Vicki Seyfert-Margolis, Joost F. Swart and Nico M. Wulffraat Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Disease activity index is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis in childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular events. The present study determined the prevalence of subclinical atherosclerosis in childhood-onset SLE using the carotid i... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 20, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Priscila B. S. Medeiros, Roberta G. Salom ão, Sara R. Teixeira, Diane M. Rassi, Luciana Rodrigues, Davi C. Aragon, Priscila G. Fassini, Fábio V. Ued, Rita C. Tostes, Jacqueline P. Monteiro, Virgínia P. L. Ferriani and Luciana M. de Carvalho Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Response to treatment with intra-articular triamcinolone hexacetonide and triamcinolone acetonide in oligo articular juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Oligo-articular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (Oligo JIA) is the most common subtype of juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Intra-articular corticosteroid (IAC) injection is a mainstay treatment of oligo JIA provid... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 20, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Rana Harhay, Wajiha Jeelani, Barbine Tchamba Agbor Agbor, Teresa Hennon, Brian H. Wrotniak and Rabheh Abdul-Aziz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Joint contractures responsive to immunosuppressive therapy in a girl with childhood ‐onset systemic sclerosis double‐seropositive for rare anti‐nucleolar autoantibodies: a case report
Systemic sclerosis (SSc; scleroderma) is an autoimmune connective tissue disease that affects the skin and subcutaneous tissue, in addition to the internal organs of the whole body. Onset in childhood is uncom... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 20, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Riki Tanaka, Yumi Tani, Yoichiro Kaburaki, Manao Kinoshita, Yasushi Kawaguchi, Yuka Okazaki, Masataka Kuwana, Masayoshi Harigai, Satoru Nagata and Takako Miyamae Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Anti-SAE autoantibody-positive Japanese patient with juvenile dermatomyositis complicated with interstitial lung disease - a case report
Clinical phenotypes and outcomes in juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) have been defined by various myositis-specific autoantibodies (MSAs). One of the recently described MSAs associated with DM is targeted agains... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 19, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Takayuki Kishi, Yumi Tani, Naoko Okiyama, Kiyoshi Mizuochi, Yuki Ichimura, Masayoshi Harigai, Satoru Nagata and Takako Miyamae Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Fatigue in young adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis 18 years after disease onset: data from the prospective Nordic JIA cohort
To study fatigue in young adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) 18  years after disease onset, and to compare with controls. (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 18, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Ellen Dalen Arnstad, Mia Glerup, Veronika Rypdal, Suvi Peltoniemi, Anders Fasth, Susan Nielsen, Marek Zak, Kristiina Aalto, Lillemor Berntson, Ellen Nordal, Troels Herlin, P ål Richard Romundstad and Marite Rygg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Psychosocial and economic impact of rheumatic diseases on caregivers of Mexican children
Pediatric rheumatic disease (PRD) patients and their caregivers face a number of challenges, including the consequences of the PRD in patients and the impact on multiple dimensions of the caregivers ’ daily liv... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 17, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Brenda de Jes ús Fortuna-Reyna, Ingris Peláez-Ballestas, Fernando García-Rodríguez, Enrique Faugier-Fuentes, Samara Mendieta-Zerón, Ana Victoria Villarreal-Treviño, Sara Georgina Rosiles-De la Garza, Greta Reyes-Cordero, Sol Jiménez-Hernández, Jes Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cyclophosphamide use in treatment of refractory Kawasaki disease with coronary artery aneurysms
Despite timely administration of IVIG, some patients with Kawasaki disease (KD) develop rapidly progressive or giant coronary artery aneurysms (CAA). (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 17, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Olha Halyabar, Kevin G. Friedman, Robert P. Sundel, Annette L. Baker, Margaret H. Chang, Patrick W. Gould, Jane W. Newburger and Mary Beth F. Son Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Genetics of chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis in the irish population: no significant association with rare FBLIM1 variants
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Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 17, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Daire O ’Leary, Orla G Killeen and Anthony G Wilson Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Defining Kawasaki disease and pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome-temporally associated to SARS-CoV-2 infection during SARS-CoV-2 epidemic in Italy: results from a national, multicenter survey
There is mounting evidence on the existence of a Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome-temporally associated to SARS-CoV-2 infection (PIMS-TS), sharing similarities with Kawasaki Disease (KD). The main o... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 16, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Marco Cattalini, Sara Della Paolera, Fiammetta Zunica, Claudia Bracaglia, Manuela Giangreco, Lucio Verdoni, Antonella Meini, Rita Sottile, Roberta Caorsi, Gianvincenzo Zuccotti, Marianna Fabi, Davide Montin, Alessandra Meneghel, Alessandro Consolaro, Rosa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictive value of C-reactive protein to albumin ratio as a biomarker for initial and repeated intravenous immunoglobulin resistance in a large cohort of Kawasaki disease patients: a prospective cohort study
This study aimed to prospectively investigated the value of C-reactive protein-to-albumin (CA... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 12, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Xiaoliang Liu, Lin Wang, Kaiyu Zhou, Shuran Shao, Yimin Hua, Mei Wu, Lei Liu and Chuan Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Monocyte platelet aggregates in children with Kawasaki disease- a preliminary study from a tertiary care centre in North-West India
Platelet activation is an integral part of pathogenesis of Kawasaki disease (KD). However, there is paucity of literature on flow-cytometry based assessment of platelet activation in KD. We aimed to analyse mo... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 12, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Pandiarajan Vignesh, Amit Rawat, Jitendra Kumar Shandilya, Man Updesh Singh Sachdeva, Jasmina Ahluwalia and Surjit Singh Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

Response to influenza vaccination in immunocompromised children with rheumatic disease: a prospective cohort study
Prevention of illness due to infection by influenza viruses is important for children with rheumatic diseases. Biological disease modifying antirheumatic drugs have become increasingly important in the treatme... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 12, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Lotte Jensen, Susan Nielsen, Anne Estmann Christensen, Freddy Karup Pedersen, Ramona Trebbien, Thea K ølsen Fischer, Susanne Rosthøj, Peter Toftedal, Anna-Helene Bohr, Peder Skov Wehner and Anja Poulsen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sustained remission after haploidentical bone marrow transplantation in a child with refractory systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Some patients with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA) and severe, refractory disease achieved remission through intensive immunosuppressive treatment followed by autologous hematopoietic stem cell t... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 12, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Guillaume Morelle, Martin Castelle, Graziella Pinto, Sylvain Breton, Matthieu Bendavid, Charlotte Boussard, Richard Mouy, Brigitte Bader-Meunier, Michaela Semeraro, Albert Faye, Marina Cavazzana, B énédicte Neven, Stéphane Blanche, Pierre Quartier and Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Growth and puberty in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases in children, with an annual incidence of 2 –20 cases per 100,000 and a prevalence of 16–150 per 100,000. It is associated with several... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 12, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Debora Mariarita d ’Angelo, Giulia Di Donato, Luciana Breda and Francesco Chiarelli Tags: Review Source Type: research

Lung clearance index and diffusion capacity for CO to detect early functional pulmonary impairment in children with rheumatic diseases
In adults with rheumatic diseases pulmonary complications are relevant contributors to morbidity and mortality. In these patients diffusion capacity for CO (DLCO) is an established method to detect early pulmo... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 6, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Julia Hildebrandt, Anja Rahn, Anja Kessler, Fabian Speth, Dagmar-Christiane Fischer and Manfred Ballmann Tags: Short Report Source Type: research

Juvenile primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome: epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations and diagnosis
Juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS) is a chronic, musculoskeletal pain syndrome affecting children and adolescents, most commonly adolescent girls. The syndrome has a multifactorial etiology, with al... (Source: Pediatric Rheumatology)
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - March 1, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Authors: Maya Levy Coles, Rotem Weissmann and Yosef Uziel Tags: Review Source Type: research