Paediatric rheumatology

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis - Are biologic agents effective for pain?

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Abstract

Biologic medications are highly efficacious in juvenile idiopathic arthritis. However, a recent study found that a subgroup of children treated with anti-TNF agents had persistent pain despite good disease control. This finding highlights the importance of monitoring pain symptoms during treatment with modern DMARDs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)447-448
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Rheumatology
Volume9
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2013

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Juvenile Arthritis
Biological Factors
Rheumatology
Pediatrics
Pain
Antirheumatic Agents
Therapeutics

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  • Rheumatology

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