Jaanika Ilisson

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INTRODUCTION Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is a frequent childhood rheumatic disease characterized by chronic inflammation. The latter has been related to impairment of arterial functional-structural properties, atherogenesis and later cardiovascular events. The objective of this study was to examine intima-media thickness (IMT) and the parameters of(More)
Methods The description of four cases. The AAT deficiency was found in three brothers (two with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), one reactive arthritis) and in a girl with JIA. While looking for possible cause(s) for hypertransaminasemia, the girl’s and one of the brother’s serum level of AAT was found to be below the normal range; the analysis of the(More)
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