Analysis of anamnestic, clinical and laboratory data in cases of arthritis in children

A comparative analysis of clinical and laboratory indicators in children aged 1-18 years with rheumatoid and reactive arthritis was carried out. Manifestations of polyarthritis is significantly more frequent (65%). The leading symptoms were pain, swelling, movement restriction and joint deformity. A hereditary predisposition to the debut of arthritis wich was implemented through a generation was revealed. Arthritis was mainly detected with cytomegalovirus infection (33%) and infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (25%), and in girls, arthritis was more often detected with respiratory Chlamydia.

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