Therapeutic use of etanercept in polyarticular course juvenile idiopathic arthritis over a two year period.

@article{Kietz2002TherapeuticUO,
  title={Therapeutic use of etanercept in polyarticular course juvenile idiopathic arthritis over a two year period.},
  author={Daniel A Kietz and Peri Hickman Pepmueller and Terry L. Moore},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={2002},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={171-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyse the treatment response to etanercept in patients with polyarticular course juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). METHODS 22 patients with polyarticular course JIA (19 females, three males; mean age 13.9 years; mean disease duration 6.3 years; 15 with polyarticular onset, seven with systemic onset, one with residual systemic activity; eight rheumatoid factor positive; eight with erosive disease) were treated with etanercept for up to 24 months. Etanercept was given… CONTINUE READING