Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is the most common chronic rheumatic disease in children and an important cause of short and long-term disability. JIA encompasses several disease categories, each of which has distinct presentation, clinical manifestations, and, presumably, genetic background and etiopathogenesis. Correct choice and timely use of available medications to achieve early and sustained remission with as few side effects as possible remain challenges for the treating physician. This review aims to provide daily practical advice for the treatment of JIA patients on the basis of both our experience and existing recommendations.
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