Baseline characteristics and treatment outcomes in psoriasis patients with polyarthritis or oligoarthritis
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, polyarthritis and juvenile psoriatic arthritis are some of the subtypes of JIA.
, present in 40% of JIA patients, affecting four or fewer joints;
polyarthritis was found in 51.1% (n=23) followed by oligoarthritis
37.7% (n=17) and systemic onset disease 11.1% (n=5).
Malawista, "Lyme arthritis: an epidemic of oligoarthritis
in children and adults in three Connecticut's communities," Arthritis & Rheumatism, vol.
The exact frequency of the patterns is variable but oligoarthritis
was the most commonly reported pattern .
Benz et al., "Of bugs and joints, oligoarthritis
caused by Tropheryma whipplei," Der Internist, vol.
All patients were classified according to the ILAR revised criteria for JIA into the following categories: persistent or extended oligoarthritis
, rheumatoid factor- (RF-) positive polyarthritis, RF-negative polyarthritis, systemic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and enthesitis-related arthritis .
was the most common rheumatological presentation (40%) followed by polyarthritis (27.6%) and monoarthritis (24.6%).
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory disease that is characterized by inflammatory back pain and asymmetric peripheral oligoarthritis
Caused by Borrelia bavariensis, Austria, 2014
. This is the type most commonly seen on presentation, when there are few joints affected.