Renal involvement in juvenile chronic arthritis: clinical and pathologic features.


Over an 18-year period, renal involvement was diagnosed in 13 patients, who represent 1% of the total juvenile chronic arthritis population referred to us. All had severe arthritis. This study illustrates the importance of renal biopsy and indicates that renal involvement in juvenile chronic arthritis is a heterogeneous group of diseases, with a variety of… (More)


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