Introduction To The Diseases Of The Bone And Connective Tissue In Children

There are over 200 diseases that affect the connective tissue. Certain diseases are characterized by over-activity of the immune system with resultant inflammation and systemic damage to the connective tissues characterized (e.g., systemic lupus erythematosus [SLE] Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and juvenile idiopathic arthritis [formerly known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis -. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)]). Other diseases affect biochemical changes or structural defects of the connective tissue. Some of these…

September 3, 2018