Comorbidity profiles among adult patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: results of a biologic register.

@article{Raab2013ComorbidityPA,
  title={Comorbidity profiles among adult patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: results of a biologic register.},
  author={Anna Raab and Claudia Sengler and Martina Niewerth and Jens Klotsche and Gerd Horneff and Angela Zink and Hermann Josef Girschick and Karin Weber and Kirsten Minden},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={796-802}
}
OBJECTIVES This study aims to assess the prevalence of comorbidities in adult JIA and the impact of comorbidity on patients' perceived health state. METHODS Self-reported comorbidity was studied in 344 adult JIA patients who have been included in the biologic register JuMBO. The comorbidity prevalence among the patients was compared to an age- and sex-matched reference group from the population. The correlation of comorbidity with clinical and demographic parameters was analysed by linear or… CONTINUE READING

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