Long-term consequences of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: results of observation of 70 patients

Boyko Y.Y.

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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