Approach to Joint Pain in Children

  title={Approach to Joint Pain in Children},
  author={Suma Balan},
  journal={The Indian Journal of Pediatrics},
  • S. Balan
  • Published 9 January 2016
  • Medicine
  • The Indian Journal of Pediatrics
It is not uncommon in pediatric clinical practice to encounter children with musculoskeletal symptoms. A number of disparate conditions can present with joint complaints in children. In this article, the author describes the clinical approach to a child presenting with joint complaints. A detailed clinical history, including the family history, along with a complete physical examination can provide vital clues to the underlying condition in most cases. A structured screening examination of the… Expand
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