Volume 59-2. Pediatric Rheumatology, An Issue of Pediatric Clinics

1st Edition

Authors:

Description

The Guest Editors have assembled international experts in rheumatology to present an update to pediatricians. The basics are covered, including an article on the principles of inflammation in the child and one on the approach to the child with joint inflammation. From there, specifics are presented in the following articles: Laboratory Testing in Rheumatology; Rheumatologic Emergencies in newborns, children and adolescents; Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis; Macrophage Activation Syndrome; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies in Childhood; Scleroderma; Vasculitis; Kawasaki disease; Autoinflammatory diseases; Approach to the patient with non-inflammatory  musculoskeletal pain; and Immune deficiency diseases with rheumatic manifestations.

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455744251
Print ISBN:
9781455739097

About the authors

Ronald Laxer

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, University of Toronto; Division of Rheumatology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

David Sherry

Director of Clinical Rheumatology CHOP Philadelphia, PA