Pediatric pain syndromes and management of pain in children and adolescents with rheumatic disease.


Journal Article (Review)

This article introduces important issues related to pain in children with musculoskeletal pain syndromes and rheumatic disease, using juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS) and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) as models. A brief summary of the prevalence of pain in healthy children is followed by a summary of existing pain-assessment techniques. The remainder of the article describes the pain experience of children with JPFS and JIA and discusses issues related to pain management.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Anthony, KK; Schanberg, LE

Published Date

  • April 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 52 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 611 - vii

PubMed ID

  • 15820381

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15820381

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0031-3955

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.pcl.2005.01.003


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States