Prevalence, risk factors, and outcome of uveitis in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a long-term followup study.

@article{Saurenmann2007PrevalenceRF,
  title={Prevalence, risk factors, and outcome of uveitis in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a long-term followup study.},
  author={Rotraud Katharina Saurenmann and Alex V Levin and Brian Michael Feldman and J. Bart Rose and Ronald M. Laxer and Rayfel Schneider and Earl D. Silverman},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  year={2007},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={647-57}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence, risk factors, and long-term outcome of uveitis in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). METHODS An inception cohort of all 1,081 patients diagnosed as having JIA at a single tertiary care center was established. A questionnaire and followup telephone calls were used to confirm the diagnosis of uveitis. Ophthalmologists' records of patients with uveitis were collected. Kaplan-Meier and Cox regression analyses were used to assess risk factors for… CONTINUE READING

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