Current status of wrist imaging in juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Derk Frederik Matthaus Avenarius, Charlotte Nusman, Clara Malattia, Laura Tanturri de Horatio, Karen Rosendahl, Mario Maas, Lil-Sofie Ording Müller

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Wrist involvement occurs in about one-quarter of patients diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), increasing to 40% 5 years after diagnosis. The imaging appearances, both for active inflammation and permanent change, differ from those seen in adult rheumatoid arthritis; therefore, a child-specific approach is crucial for correct assessment. In this review article, we provide an update on the current status for imaging wrist JIA, with a focus on evidence-based practice.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)801-810
Number of pages10
JournalPediatric Radiology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2018


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