When is splinting or serial casting indicated in the treatment 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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Answer

Rarely, children require splinting or serial casting to help decrease contractures in joints unresponsive to medical treatment.


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