Reactive arthritis of the temporomandibular joints and cervical spine in a child

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BACKGROUND Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) arthritis is frequently seen in children with chronic arthritis. It has rarely been described in a non-infectious acute setting. We report a case of reactive arthritis isolated to the TMJs and cervical spine. CASE PRESENTATION A 6-year-old Native American boy hospitalized for treatment of lymphadenitis and aseptic… (More)

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