Ophthalmologic examinations in children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Unlike the joints, ocular involvement with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis is most often asymptomatic; yet, the inflammation can cause serious morbidity with loss of vision. Scheduled slit-lamp examinations by an ophthalmologist at specific intervals can detect ocular disease early, and prompt treatment can prevent vision loss.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cassidy, J; Kivlin, J; Lindsley, C; Nocton, J; Section on Rheumatology, ; Section on Ophthalmology,

Duke Contributors

Published Date

  • May 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 117 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 1843 - 1845

PubMed ID

  • 16651348

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-4275

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1542/peds.2006-0421


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States