Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is the most common infl ammatory joint disease. No single clinical sign or symptom or test result distinguishes it from other joint diseases, nor are the pathological features of synovitis . Rather it diagnosed by a combination of clinical fi ndings and laboratory tests. There are a number of disease entities affecting the joints that may present in a similar way. Treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis now based on more aggressive management including the use of traditional disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs upon disease onset and the early use of biologics .
We present a case of a male child who presented with early onset camptodactyly, non-infl ammatory arthropathy, with specifi c features magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Published on: May 29, 2017 Pages: 12-14