Juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Background

  • Children <16yr

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Pediatric hip pain

Polyarthritis

Algorithm for Polyarticular arthralgia

Evaluation

Management

  • Initial therapy is ASA or NSAID
  • Corticosteroids may be used if diagnosis certain or for overwhelming systemic illness

Disposition

  • Admit

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Authors:

Ross Donaldson