What is the significance of a monoarticular arthritis finding in the evaluation of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)?

Updated: Jul 25, 2019
  • Author: David D Sherry, MD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Monoarticular arthritis in a hip is highly unusual in JIA. For isolated hip arthritis, consider Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease, toxic synovitis of the hip, septic arthritis, osteomyelitis, or, in an older child, slipped capital femoral epiphysis or chondrolysis of the hip.

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