What is the initial treatment for high systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) disease activity?

Updated: Jul 25, 2019
  • Author: David D Sherry, MD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Patients with high systemic disease activity (eg, significant serositis) may be started on steroids as a first step. There is virtually no published evidence regarding steroid doses or administration routes in this setting.


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