What are the complications 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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Complications of enthesitis-elated arthritis are rare but can include restrictive lung disease and aortic insufficiency. These children are at risk for symptomatic iritis with acute photophobia and conjunctivitis but only rarely does it lead to visual impairment.


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