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Classification, presentation, and initial treatment of Wegener's granulomatosis in childhood.
OBJECTIVE To compare the criteria for Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) with those of the European League Against Rheumatism/Pediatric Rheumatology EuropeanExpand
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EULAR/PRINTO/PRES criteria for Henoch-Schönlein purpura, childhood polyarteritis nodosa, childhood Wegener granulomatosis and childhood Takayasu arteritis: Ankara 2008. Part I: Overall methodology
Objectives To report methodology and overall clinical, laboratory and radiographic characteristics for Henoch–Schönlein purpura (HSP), childhood polyarteritis nodosa (c-PAN), c-Wegener granulomatosisExpand
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Disease course and outcome of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in a multicenter cohort.
OBJECTIVE To determine the disease course and outcome in a multicenter cohort of patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA). METHODS All patients with JRA seen at 3 pediatric rheumatologyExpand
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Primary Sjögren's syndrome in children and adolescents: are proposed diagnostic criteria applicable?
OBJECTIVE To compare the proposed criteria for the diagnosis of primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS) in childhood to the validated American-European Consensus Group (AECG) classification criteria for pSSExpand
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Predictors of pain in children with established juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
OBJECTIVE To examine demographic and disease-related variables that affect pain in a large cohort of patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA). METHODS Selection criteria were an onset ofExpand
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Malignancies in children who initially present with rheumatic complaints.
OBJECTIVE Children ultimately diagnosed with malignancy are referred to pediatric rheumatology clinics with provisional rheumatic diagnoses. We aimed to distinguish the features in these patientsExpand
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The outcomes of juvenile idiopathic arthritis in children managed with contemporary treatments: results from the ReACCh-Out cohort
Objective To describe clinical outcomes of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) in a prospective inception cohort of children managed with contemporary treatments. Methods Children newly diagnosedExpand
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Disease activity assessment in childhood vasculitis: development and preliminary validation of the Paediatric Vasculitis Activity Score (PVAS)
Background Rare chronic childhood vasculitides lack a reliable disease activity assessment tool. With emerging new treatment modalities such a tool has become increasingly essential for both clinicalExpand
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Lipodystrophy in patients with juvenile dermatomyositis--evaluation of clinical and metabolic abnormalities.
OBJECTIVE Lipodystrophy and associated metabolic abnormalities are being increasingly recognized as complications of juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM). We investigated the prevalence of lipodystrophyExpand
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CanVasc Recommendations for the Management of Antineutrophil Cytoplasm Antibody-associated Vasculitides
Objective. The Canadian Vasculitis research network (CanVasc) is composed of physicians from different medical specialties and researchers with expertise in vasculitis. One of its aims is to developExpand
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