Juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis.

@article{Clarke2016JuvenileIA,
  title={Juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis.},
  author={Sarah L N Clarke and Ethan Sukumar Sen and Athimalaipet V Ramanan},
  journal={Pediatric rheumatology online journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={
          27
        }
}
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is the most common rheumatic disease of childhood, with JIA-associated uveitis its most common extra-articular manifestation. JIA-associated uveitis is a potentially sight-threatening condition and thus carries a considerable risk of morbidity. The aetiology of the condition is autoimmune in nature with the predominant involvement of CD4(+) T cells. However, the underlying pathogenic mechanisms remain unclear, particularly regarding interplay between genetic… CONTINUE READING
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