Juvenile idiopathic arthritis

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Background

  • Children <16yr

Clinical Features

  • High fever (at least 102.2) for minimum of 2wk
  • Faint erythematous macular coalescing rash
    • Trunk, palms, soles
  • Arthritis
    • Usually polyarticular
  • May also have hepatosplenomegaly, lymphadenopathy, pleuritis, pericardial effusion

Differential Diagnosis

Pediatric hip pain

Polyarthritis

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Algorithm for Polyarticular arthralgia

Evaluation

Management

Disposition

  • Admit

See Also

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