What are the signs and symptoms of enthesitis-related juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)?

Updated: Jul 25, 2019
  • Author: David D Sherry, MD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Enthesitis-related arthritis frequently presents as evening and post-exercise pain. Attention should be given to buttock pain and back pain that improves with activity (inflammatory back pain). These children cannot lie in bed all morning but have to get up due to back pain.


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