Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal - Volume 9, issue Suppl 1

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Electronic ISSN
1546-0096

Abstract

The use of Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs) in daily clinical practice receives increasing attention. Former studies suggest that discussing PROs improves communication between physicians and patients and facilitates early recognition of HRQOL problems. Especially in paediatrics, there is a need

Journal: Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal, vol. 9, no. Suppl 1, 2011

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Blau Syndrome (BS), a rare autoinflammatory disease characterized by non-caseating granulomas, is caused by gain-of-function mutations in NOD2. Crohn’s disease (CD) is associated with intestinal granulomas, and SNPs in NOD2. Emperipolesis, the ‘inside round about wandering’ of lymphocytes within

Journal: Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal, vol. 9, no. Suppl 1, 2011

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ANA is an important diagnostic tool in PAID. The type of staining patterns by IFF technique and the final titer varies according of the type of PAID.

To evaluate the ANA type of patterns and titer on a cohort of PAID patients in a referral pediatric rheumatology center in Bogotá.

Retr

Journal: Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal, vol. 9, no. Suppl 1, 2011

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Treatment with Interleukin-1 (Il-1) receptor antagonist (anakinra) has been reported to be effective in some patients with systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SoJIA).

To examine the safety and the efficacy of anakinra treatment in a regional cohort of SoJIA patients.

We retr

Journal: Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal, vol. 9, no. Suppl 1, 2011

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SoJIA is a rare paediatric disease, which may evolve in monophasic, polycyclic and chronic persistent course. Only a few studies have tried to bring out early factors of poor outcome that could lead to manage SoJIA according its severity at onset.

To describe presentation and outcome of SoJ

Journal: Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal, vol. 9, no. Suppl 1, 2011

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To examine the patient characteristics, diagnostic criteria, treatment, complications and outcomes of Kawasaki disease (KD) in a cohort of patients of two pediatric hospitals of Emilia Romagna from 2000 to 2010.

Retrospective study: 26 patients diagnosed with complete or incomplete KD. Clin

Journal: Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal, vol. 9, no. Suppl 1, 2011