VITAMIN D STATUS IN CHILDREN WITH JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS IN ALEXANDRIA UNIVERSITY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
*Ghada El Deriny and Dr. Hazem F. Mannaa
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is the most incessant systemic connective tissue disease occurring at developmental age. It denotes a group of clinically discernible categories that share chronic, childhood-onset arthritis of unknown cause as a integrate characteristics. The exact etiologies of JIA are not well detected and the pathogeneses is still unclear but are likely multifactorial. Conflicts among JIA epidemiologic studies might count for recognized prevalence differences, actual differences might occur as a consequence of genetic, ethnic, environmental, and lifestyle impacts.
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