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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp 151–157 | Cite as

Late sequelae of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis of the hip: A follow-up study into adulthood

  • Heidi B. Patriquin
  • Monique Camerlain
  • A. Trias
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Abstract

A 4–13 year follow up study of 29 patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis into adulthood revealed several structural deformities of the hips: coxa magna, short femoral neck, subluxations associated with large cyst-like erosions of femur and acetabulum near the ligamentum teres and a flattened, wide femoral head (without steroid treatment). The deformities evoke the possibility of ischemia of the femoral head in the presence of active, compressive synovial proliferation during the growth period in a joint with largely intra-articular nutrient vessels.

Keywords

Public Health Rheumatoid Arthritis Arthritis Steroid Ischemia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heidi B. Patriquin
    • 1
    • 2
  • Monique Camerlain
    • 1
  • A. Trias
    • 1
  1. 1.University Hospital Centre of SherbrookeSherbrookeCanada
  2. 2.Département de RadiologieHopital Ste.-JustineMontréalCanada

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