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Table 1 (abstract P381). Main features of our patients with English literature review

From: Proceedings of the 23rd Paediatric Rheumatology European Society Congress: part three

  Case 1 Case 2 English literature (7 patients)
Demographic data: gender; age at onset (years) F; 9 F; 6 M:F = 3:4; 8 (0.3-14)
Previous intercurrent episode pharyngitis pharyngitis pharyngitis (4), scarlet fever (1), otitis (1)
Fever and bone pain at the limbs + + all
Increased inflammatory markers + + 6 (86%)
Characteristic dysproteinemia (hypoalbuminemia with increased a1, a2 and g globulinemia) + + all
Throat swab culture positive for GAS + + ND
Presence of antibodies against GAS + + 1 (14%)
Radiographic periosteal reaction + + all
Complete resolution (months) 1 3 24 (10-66)
  1. ND not done