European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 138, Issue 4, pp 315–316 | Cite as

A case of persistent pulmonary functional abnormalities in systemic-onset juvenile chronic polyarthritis

  • H. Zaglul
  • F. Carswell
  • R. M. Simpson
Original Investigations


A boy, aged 12 at the systemic onset of juvenile chronic polyarthritis is described. He had persistent but variable abnormalities of respiratory function (including reduced FEV1, FVC, PEF, MMEF and increased FEV1/FVC ratio) observed for five years of follow-up.

Key words

Systemic juvenile chronic polyarthritis Pulmonary function 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Zaglul
    • 1
  • F. Carswell
    • 1
  • R. M. Simpson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Child HealthRoyal Hopital for Sick Children St. Michael's HillBristolUK

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