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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 8. No. 1, 2003

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2003;8:21-30

Original Article

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis in Hong Kong and Its Current Management

Tl Lee, YL Lau


Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is the most common form of childhood arthritis and one of the more common chronic childhood illnesses in the Western countries. This paper is the retrospective surveillance study of this condition in Chinese children receiving treatment in the Paediatric Units of Public Hospitals. The new classification and current management of juvenile idiopathic arthritis is also updated.


Keyword : Chinese children; Classification; Juvenile idiopathic arthritis; Management review; Surveillance



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