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Table 2 Demographic and clinical features of JIA patients from whom synovial fluid samples were collected

From: Frequency of CD19+CD24hiCD38hi regulatory B cells is decreased in peripheral blood and synovial fluid of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a preliminary study

No. Subtype Gender Age (years) Duration of disease (years) RF Treatment when sampled
1 Oligoarticular M 1.2 0.1 Neg Nonea
2 Oligoarticularb M 8 2.1 Neg NSAID
3 Polyarticular F 8 4 Neg NSAID
4 Psoriatic M 15 1 Neg NSAID, MTX, anti-TNF
  1. aThis patient was sampled when diagnosis was made and before treatment was given
  2. bPeripheral blood sample was collected from the patient the same day synovial fluid sample was collected
  3. F female, JIA juvenile idiopathic arthritis, M male, MTX methotrexate, NA not applicable, Neg negative, NSAID non-steroidal anti-inflammation drug, RF rheumatoid factor, TNF tumor necrosis factor