Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology

By

  • James Cassidy, MD, Professor of Child Health; Chief, Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, Department of Child Health, University of Missouri Health Sciences Center and Children's Hospital, Columbia, MO
  • Ross Petty, MD, PhD, FRCPC, Professor Emeritus, Pediatric Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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.
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Audience

Pediatric Rheumatologists, Rheumatologists, and Pediatricians.

 

Book information

  • Published: September 2005
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-0246-8


Table of 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