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Juvenile chronic arthritis: a dental review

Juvenile chronic arthritis: a dental review,10.1111/j.1601-0825.1999.tb00066.x,Oral Diseases,AG Walton,RR Welbury,HE Foster,JM Thomason

Juvenile chronic arthritis: a dental review   (Citations: 4)
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Journal: Oral Diseases - ORAL DIS , vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 68-75, 2008
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    • ...TMJs need to be specifically screened because they are often involved in children with JIA, may be subclinical, and cause significant morbidity (40)...

    H. E. Fosteret al. Musculoskeletal screening examination (pGALS) for school-age children ...

    • ...Significant TMJ involvement interferes with oral intake caused by painful mastication, limited oral opening, and malocclusion (33,34,83)...
    • ...Radiographic changes such as bony erosions are most severe in patients with polyarticular course, particularly with early-onset, long-standing, and bilateral TMJ involvement(33,34,83)...
    • ...Regular dental check-ups, plaque control, and oral exercises are important in preventing complications (83,84)...
    • ...Some medications may cause dental erosions (chewable aspirin), gingival overgrowth (cyclosporine), or pose a risk for prolonged bleeding (NSAIDs), which may then possibly complicate planned surgical procedures (83)...

    Basil M. Fathallaet al. Chronic Arthritides of Childhood

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