Rheumatoid arthritis in children is known as:

 # Rheumatoid arthritis in children is known as:
A. Still’s disease
B. Kamura’s disease
C. Hansen’s disease
D. Degenerative joint disease

The correct answer is A. Still's disease.

Inflammatory arthritis occurs rarely in children. Several distinct subtypes are recognised. Systemic
juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA; formerly known as Still’s disease) is a systemic disorder characterised by fever, rash, arthritis, hepatosplenomegaly and serositis in association with a raised ESR and CRP. Autoantibody tests are negative.

Reference: Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine, 22nd Edition 2014, Page no: 1104

No comments:

Post a Comment

Add Your Comments or Feedback Here

Subscribe Us: