Long-term consequences of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: results of observation of 70 patients
Summary. Summary. The paper analyzes the consequences of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) in 70 patients. Clinical and laboratory indicators of activity, performance on a VAS (patient, physician) scale, functional status (SHAQ) were evaluated, complications were analyzed, the need of anesthesia, prosthetic joints and treatment of patients with JRA were studied. We found that 24% of patients with JRA after 4 years of onset develops severe functional failure. Systemic and polyarticular JRA had a poor prognosis with regard to disease. Activity of JRA were kept in 40% of patients after four years.
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