What is required for a definite diagnosis of systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)?

Updated: Jul 25, 2019
  • Author: David D Sherry, MD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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A definite diagnosis of systemic-onset JIA must await the development of arthritis. This may occur at onset of the fever and rash or may lag by months or, rarely, years.


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