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A case of postoperative nasopharyngeal reflux associated with retropharyngeal lymphangioma in newborn infant
Ah Reum Kwon, Eun Jung Park, Ki Hwan Kim, Dong Soo Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2010;53(2):262-266.   Published online February 15, 2010
Tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) is a major proinflammatory cytokine involved in the pathophysiology of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Etanercept is an effective inhibitor of TNF-α and has shown a beneficial effect in patients with JRA. However, the most important cause of concern related to etanercept administration is infection. We report a case of encephalitis in a JRA patient receiving long-term treatment...
Review Article
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
Dong Soo Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2007;50(12):1173-1179.   Published online December 15, 2007
The diagnosis of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is based on patient's age at disease onset, symptom duration, gender, and clinical manifestations. JRA is of unknown origin, begins under the age of 16, and persists for a minimum of 6 weeks. JRA is categorized into three principal types, systemic, oligoarticular and polyarticular. Infection, other connective tissue diseases, malignancy, trauma, and immunodeficiency...
Original Article
Clinical observations of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
Joo Hoon Lee, Jeong Min Ryu, Young Seo Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2006;49(4):424-430.   Published online April 15, 2006
Purpose : Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis(JRA) is one of the most common rheumatic diseases of childhood and is an important cause of short- and long-term disability. The purpose of this study was to determine the disease course and outcome in childhood patients with JRA. Methods : Fifty nine patients with JRA who were diagnosed and treated in the Department of Pediatrics, Asan...
Case Report
A Fatal Case of Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis with Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Eun Young Park, Sung Hee Oh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(1):129-134.   Published online January 15, 1998
Disseminated intravascular coagulation(DIC) occurs rarely but can cause death in patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis(JRA), especially in the systemic type. The reports of DIC complicating JRA have increased recently. We experienced a 13 - year - old female patient with systemic JRA who died of DIC. The patient had been managed with aspirin, steroid, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug for 7 years,...
Original Article
Clinical Significance of Rheumatoid Factor in Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ki Joong Kim, Bo Young Yun, Joong Gon Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1992;35(5):639-645.   Published online May 15, 1992
Rheumatoid factor is a commonly used laboratory test by clinicians to assess the children with possible juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. To assess its diagnositc value and clinical significance we reviewed the case histories of the patients in whom latex agglutinating rheumatoid factor was tested during November 1988 to April 1991 at Seoul National University Children's Hospital. There were 61 patients with...
Clinical observation on juvenile theumatoid arthritis.
Sung Sub Shim, Chan Yung Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1991;34(8):1123-1131.   Published online August 31, 1991
The authors analyzed the clinical features, and the therapeutic responses in 29 patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis who were diagnosed and followed at Department of Pediatrics, Pusan National University Hospital from 1980. 1 to 1990. 6. The following results were obtained 1) Of the total 29 patients, 12cases (41.4%) were pauciarticular type II and 7cases (24.2%) were polyarticular RF(—) type. Seventeen cases (58.7%) were 8-11 yrs...
A Case of Systemic-Onset Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis with Multiple Complications.
Jong Deok Kim, Dong Joo Na, Jin Han Kang, Kyong Su Lee, Ki Yeal Sung
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1988;31(7):948-952.   Published online July 31, 1988
We recently experienced a case of systemic-onset juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with protracted and variable clinical course with multiple complications and sequeles including pericarditis, disseminated intravascular coagulation, severe ankylosis and bony fusion of neural arches of C2 through C6 vertebrae, and multiple chronic arthritis causing joint deformities at relatively young age of nine. A brief review of related literatures is also presented.
Clinical Observation on Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Won Soon Park, Kwang Wook Ko
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1986;29(2):152-162.   Published online February 28, 1986
A clinical observation on 70 patients of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis who were admitted to S.N.U.H. during the 6 year period from Jan. 1979 to Dec. 1984, was assessed. The results were as follows; 1) On type classification, systemic type(37.2%) was most frequent, followed by RF negative polyarticular type, pauciarticular type H, RF positive polyarticular type and pauciarticular type I in order of frequency. The...
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