Syndromes and arthritis

Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 1997 Aug;23(3):709-27. doi: 10.1016/s0889-857x(05)70354-9.


There are many questions and no clear answers raised by these children. These syndromes, however, seem to be biologic experiments of nature and present unique opportunities to study the various elements involved in the pathogenesis of arthritis. Pediatric rheumatologists are in a unique position to study these syndromes.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Arthritis / complications*
  • Arthritis / pathology
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Family Health
  • Humans
  • Syndrome