Efficacy of rapamycin in patient with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

  title={Efficacy of rapamycin in patient with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.},
  author={Bartosz Foroncewicz and Krzysztof Mucha and Leszek Paczek and Andrzej Chmura and Wojciech A Rowinski},
  journal={Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation},
  volume={18 3},
Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is an immune-mediated disease characterized by articular inflammation and subsequent tissue damage that may result in severe disability. Several combinations of drugs, including immunosuppressive agents have been used to control disease progression. Although there is no information available on rapamycin efficacy in JRA, it has demonstrated a potential to inhibit inflammatory processes observed in adult rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We present a 21 years old… CONTINUE READING


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