Medline ® Abstract for Reference 166
of 'Juvenile idiopathic arthritis: Epidemiology and immunopathogenesis'
Immune abnormalities in the pathogenesis of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Lipnick RN, Tsokos GC
Clin Exp Rheumatol. 1990;8(2):177.
This article reviews the immune abnormalities involved in the pathogenesis of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA). We review both the humoral and cellular immune systems of children with JRA with emphasis on the possible role of these immune abnormalities in the pathogenesis of JRA.
Department of Pediatrics, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010.