Description

Many of the systemic autoimmune diseases seen in children are different from those seen in adults making them a special problem for physicians and scientists who care for the affected children and study their diseases. Benefiting both pediatric and adult rheumatologists, as well as physicians from other specialties, this volume covers the latest advances in pathogenesis and clinical management of common conditions seen in pediatric rheumatology practices.

Readership

Pediatric and adult rheumatologists

Details

No. of pages:
300
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080553443
Print ISBN:
9780444529718

About the editors

Rolando Cimaz

Professor Rolando Cimaz, Universita di Firenze, Osp Meyer Firenze, Italy is Executive Committee Member and cofounder of the Pediatric Rheumatology European Society. He is a member of the American College of Rheumatology, the Italian Society of Pediatrics, the French Society of Pediatric Inflammatory Diseases and the French Society of Pediatric Ortophedics. He is a co-author of more than 120 articles and 150 abstracts, as well as 18 book chapters, all in the field of pediatric rheumatology.

Affiliations and Expertise

AOU Meyer and University of Florence, Italy

Rolando Cimaz

Professor Rolando Cimaz, Universita di Firenze, Osp Meyer Firenze, Italy is Executive Committee Member and cofounder of the Pediatric Rheumatology European Society. He is a member of the American College of Rheumatology, the Italian Society of Pediatrics, the French Society of Pediatric Inflammatory Diseases and the French Society of Pediatric Ortophedics. He is a co-author of more than 120 articles and 150 abstracts, as well as 18 book chapters, all in the field of pediatric rheumatology.

Affiliations and Expertise

AOU Meyer and University of Florence, Italy

Thomas Lehman

Professor Thomas J.A. Lehman, Chief, Pediatric Rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY and professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Sanford Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY, USA, holds 8 prestigious awards including the James T. Cassidy award of the American Academy of Pediatrics, for excellence in teaching, patient care, and training of the next generation of pediatric rheumatologists.

Affiliations and Expertise

Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University, NY, USA