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Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology

The only reference in the field of its kind! The New Edition of this definitive resource examines the full spectrum of rheumatologic diseases and non-rheumatologic musculoskeletal disorders in children and adolescents. It describes the presentation, differential diagnosis, course, management, and prognosis of every major condition. Drs. Cassidy and Petty have meticulously revised their masterwork to integrate important new scientific advances and clinical developments.

Audience
Pediatric Rheumatologists, Rheumatologists, and Pediatricians.

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Published: September 2005

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-0246-8

Contents

  • BASIC CONCEPTS 1

    C H A P T E R 1 Introduction to the Study of Rheumatic

    C H A P T E R 2
    Structure and Function

    C H A P T E R 3
    The Immune System and the Inflammatory
    Response

    C H A P T E R 4
    Integrative Genomics

    C H A P T E R 5
    Pharmacology and Drug Therapy

    C H A P T E R 6
    Design, Measurement and Analysis of Clinical
    Investigations

    C H A P T E R 7
    Assessment of Health Status, Function and
    Quality of Life Outcomes: Methodology and
    Instruments

    C H A P T E R 8
    A General Approach to Management of Rheumatic Disease in Children

    C H A P T E R 9
    Chronic Arthritis in Childhood

    C H A P T E R 1 0
    Polyarthritis

    C H A P T E R 1 1
    Oligoarthritis

    C H A P T E R 1 2
    Systemic Arthritis

    C H A P T E R 1 3
    Juvenile Ankylosing Spondylitis

    C H A P T E R 1 4
    Psoriatic Arthritis

    C H A P T E R 1 5
    Arthropathies of Inflammatory Bowel
    Disease

    C H A P T E R 1 6
    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    C H A P T E R 1 7
    Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus

    C H A P T E R 1 8
    Juvenile Dermatomyositis

    C H A P T E R 1 9
    The Systemic Sclerodermas and Related
    Disorders

    C H A P T E R 2 0
    Localized Sclerodermas

    C H A P T E R 2 1
    Overlap Syndromes

    C H A P T E R 2 2
    Vasculitis and its Classification

    C H A P T E R 2 3
    Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis

    C H A P T E R 2 4
    Polyarteritis Nodosa and Related

    C H A P T E R 2 5
    Kawasaki Disease

    C H A P T E R 2 6
    Granulomatous Vasculitis, Giant Cell Arteritis
    and Sarcoidosis

    C H A P T E R 2 7
    Behcet’s Disease

    C H A P T E R 2 8 Infectious Arthritis and Osteomyelitis

    C H A P T E R 2 9 Lyme Disease

    C H A P T E R 3 0 Reactive Arthritis
    Ruben Burgos-Vargas and Janitzia Vazquez-Mellado

    C H A P T E R 3 1
    Acute Rheumatic Fever and Post-streptocococcal

    C H A P T E R 3 2
    Musculoskeletal Manifestations of Systemic
    Disease

    C H A P T E R 3 3
    Immunodeficiencies and the Rheumatic
    Diseases

    C H A P T E R 3 4
    Periodic Fever Syndromes in Children

    C H A P T E R 3 5
    Cryopyrin associated Periodic Syndrome

    C H A P T E R 3 6
    Noninflammatory Musculoskeletal Pain
    Conditions

    C H A P T E R 3 7
    Pain and the Pain Amplification Syndromes


    C H A P T E R 3 8
    Skeletal Maturation and Bone Mineralization in
    the Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases


    C H A P T E R 3 9
    Skeletal Malignancies and Related Disorders


    C H A P T E R 4 0
    Primary Disorders of Bone and Connective
    Tissues

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