Methotrexate therapy may prevent the onset of uveitis in juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Charalampia Papadopoulou, Mikhail Kostik, Marek Böhm, Juan Carlos Nieto-Gonzalez, Maria Isabel Gonzalez-Fernandez, Angela Pistorio, Alberto Martini, Angelo Ravelli

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Abstract

Objective: To evaluate whether early treatment with methotrexate (MTX) prevents the onset of uveitis in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Study design: The clinical charts of all consecutive patients seen between January 2002 and February 2011 who had a disease duration

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)879-884
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume163
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2013

Keywords

  • ANA
  • Antinuclear antibodies
  • IACI
  • ILAR
  • International League for Associations of Rheumatology
  • Intra-articular corticosteroid injection
  • JIA
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • Methotrexate
  • MTX
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
  • NSAID
  • RF
  • Rheumatoid factor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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