Genomic progress in pediatric arthritis: recent work and future goals

@article{Phelan2006GenomicPI,
  title={Genomic progress in pediatric arthritis: recent work and future goals},
  author={James D. Phelan and Susan D. Thompson},
  journal={Current Opinion in Rheumatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={18},
  pages={482–489}
}
Purpose of reviewPediatric arthritis is a heterogeneous group of chronic arthropathies that are influenced by complex genetic and perhaps environmental factors. Interacting genetic traits may one day be identified that provide the basis for predicting disease risk and other characteristics such as course, age of onset, and disease severity. The purpose of this review is to describe the recent progress towards identifying the multiple genes related to pediatric arthritis and understand how they… Expand

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