Disease activity of idiopathic juvenile arthritis continues through adolescence despite the use of biologic therapies.

@article{Vidqvist2013DiseaseAO,
  title={Disease activity of idiopathic juvenile arthritis continues through adolescence despite the use of biologic therapies.},
  author={Krista-Liisa Vidqvist and Merja Malin and Tuire Varjolahti-Lehtinen and Markku M Korpela},
  journal={Rheumatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={52 11},
  pages={
          1999-2003
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the use of DMARDs and biologic treatments and disease activity in patients with JIA referred to the adult rheumatology clinic and to provide further information regarding the need for long-term rheumatologic care. METHODS We studied the data of 154 patients retrospectively from hospital records if they met the following criteria: diagnosis of JIA and at least one visit to the adult rheumatologic unit. Previous and current antirheumatic treatment, duration of biologic… CONTINUE READING
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