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.
- Cassidy, J; Kivlin, J; Lindsley, C; Nocton, J; Section on Rheumatology, ; Section on Ophthalmology,
- May 2006
Volume / Issue
- 117 / 5
Start / End Page
- 1843 - 1845
Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
- United States