AssessmentsJuvenile idiopathic arthritis
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis involves a(n) (acute/chronic) onset of fever and rash associated with lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, or uveitis.
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A 7-year-old girl comes to the office because of spiking fevers that, as her mother describes, would "come and go". Her mother also shows a "salmon-pink" rash that is most prominent during her daughter's fevers. A complete blood count shows significantly increased numbers of white blood cells. However, an infection was later ruled out, and she is diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. A diagnosis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis includes all of the following criteria except: