Management of persistent inflammatory large joint monoarthritis

@article{ByngMaddick2012ManagementOP,
  title={Management of persistent inflammatory large joint monoarthritis},
  author={Rachel Byng-Maddick and Lukshmy Jeyalingam and Andrew Keat},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={31},
  pages={1657-1662}
}
Persistent inflammatory monoarthritis is inflammation of one joint, with symptoms lasting beyond 3 months. Approximately 50 % of cases are self-limiting; others will transform into oligo- or polyarticular disease, but a significant minority remain as a persistent inflammatory monoarthritis, which are often resistant to standard therapies used for oligo- or polyarticular disease and constitute a difficult therapeutic problem. However, there are no clear guidelines for treatment of this category… CONTINUE READING

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